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Author Sisto, Davide, 1978- author.

Uniform Title Ricordati di me. English
Title Remember me : memory and forgetting in the digital age / Davide Sisto ; translated by Alice Kilgarriff.

Publication Info. Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity Press, [2021]

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Description viii, 155 pages ; 22 cm
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Note "Originally published in Italian as Ricordati di me: La rivoluzione digitale tra memoria e oblio (c) 2020 Bollati Boringhieri editore, Torin"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "How our growing reliance on the internet is changing the way we remember and forget"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents The Past is Just a Story We Tell Our Followers -- Facebook and Looking Back: #10YearChallenge, On This Day, Memories -- 1. From Social Networks To Digital Archives -- The Twenty Days of Turin: Facebook in 1977 -- Naked in front of the Computer: Social Networks in the 1990s -- The World Doubled: Reincarnation or the Cocaine of the Future? -- Blogs, Forums, Mailing Lists: A New Life in 56K -- The Era of Shared Passions: An Epidemic of Digital Memories -- Digital Memory as Crazed Mayonnaise: The Past is Emancipated, Identities Multiply -- 2. Collective Cultural Autobiographies And Encyclopedias Of The Dead 2.0 -- Experiments in Collective Cultural Autobiography -- Copy and Paste: Writing About Oneself is Like Summing Up the History of the Universe -- Cancer Bloggers: My Body is My Message -- Stories of Cancer Bloggers on YouTube and Facebook -- Facebook: Encyclopedia of the Dead 2.0? -- Autobiographical Memory: Inventing the Past -- Disinterred Bodies: Social Networks and Data Flows as Archives -- 3. Total Recall, Digital Immortality, Retromania -- Becoming the Database of Ourselves: Lifelogging and Video-Camera Memory -- The Memobile: From Total Recall to Digital Immortality -- The Memory Remains: The Life of Memories Post-Mortem -- Mind-Uploading as a Declaration of Independence by Memory -- Insomnia Inside a Garbage Heap: Funes, or of a Life that Never Forgets -- Creating Space in Memory: Forgetting and Sleep as Forms of Resistance -- The Internet as a Melancholy Container of Regret: Hollie Gazzard, The Last Message Received, Wartherapy -- Retromania and Sad Passions: The End of Nostalgia and the Loss of the Future -- San Junipero Exists and Lives in Facebook -- Conclusion. Digital Inheritance and a Return to Oblivion -- Digital Inheritance: What to Do With Our Own Memories? -- The Value of Oblivion and the Joy of Being Forgotten.
Subject Memory -- Social aspects.
Online social networks.
Social media -- Social aspects.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Social media and society. (OCoLC)fst02023083
Internet -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01766793
Memory -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01015940
Online social networks. (OCoLC)fst01741311
Added Author Kilgarriff, Alice, translator.
ISBN 9781509545032 hardback
1509545034 hardback
1509545042 paperback
9781509545049 paperback
9781509545056 (epub)
Standard No. 40030646704

 
    
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