Creating Amidst Sorrow & Pain

Ten year ago, in 2012, I published "Clicks, Cabs, and Coffee Houses: Social Media and Oppositional Movements in Egypt, 2004–2011", a writing that eventually became my most cited article (cited 880 times on 21/04/22). Honestly, I don’t think it was my best. The piece was personally historical, but not because it's highly cited. It was … Continue reading Creating Amidst Sorrow & Pain

FRIENDSHIP – YOu’ve Got a Friend in Me

Friendship is one of the most precious things in life. A true friendship lasts a lifetime and real friends never grow apart. True friends are those who are invited to look closely under the veneer of a seemingly smooth and tidy life, to feel the contour of your life’s cracks and crevasses, and accept its … Continue reading FRIENDSHIP – YOu’ve Got a Friend in Me

MY FIELD/RESEARCH: WHAT I DO

Today, in a meeting of a certain association, I was asked about my research, as apparently my expertise doesn't fit any of traditional clusters of that associated association. So, here is my answer: My discipline is called science, technology, and society studies (STS) and my research expertise lies between science/engineering and social science/humanities. I research … Continue reading MY FIELD/RESEARCH: WHAT I DO

#Coronaconspiracy

Just published! If you're interested in learning about the relationship between the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, conspiracy theories, social media affordances, and algorithms, then this article is for you. Lim, M. (2022). #Coronaconspiracy: Algorithms, Users, and Conspiracy Theories in Social Media. M/C Journal, 25(1). https://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/view/2877 Check out some other articles in this special #Conspiracy issue. They're interesting!#socialmedia #algorithm #conspiracytheory #conspiracies #covid19

Prayer for UKRAINE

PRAYER for UKRAINE - Молитва за Україну / Molytva za Ukrayinu Music & Lyrics by: Mykola Lysenko & Oleksandr Konysky Performed by: The Edoens - Fani, Mer, Rino, Ben, Novel May our collective desire for peace blossom forth and thrive in these difficult times. May love prevail. #StandwithUkraine #StandwithPeace #SlavaUkraini #SlaveUkraine #acappella #edoens https://youtu.be/-PxZKWGIWoM