I work in the emerging fields of digital media and mobile communication. I study how mobile technologies help us make sense of our interactions with public spaces and to society. There are two main interrelated trends to my research. The first deals with the study of location-aware mobile technologies such as GPS-equipped cell phones. I investigate how location-based mobile games and location-based social networks enable people to coordinate their activities with others, to gain information … Learn more »
de Souza e Silva, A. Pokémon Go as an HRG: Mobility, sociability, and surveillance in hybrid spaces. Mobile Media and Communication. Published online … [Read More...]
Author: Adriana de Souza e Silva ISBN: 978-1138691582 Published: October 22, 2016 VIEW ON AMAZON In this book, top scholars in the field of … [Read More...]
Reconfiguring the public sphere. Media@McGill International Colloquium. McGill University, Montréal: Canada: March 18-19, 2016. Check out … [Read More...]
Farman, J., & de Souza e Silva, A. (2015). Mobile media origins: Rare earth minerals and the ecological impact of a mobile device. Society for … [Read More...]
de Souza e Silva, A., Ling, R., & Humphreys, L. (Forthcoming). Location-based communication. In K. B. Jensen (Ed.). The International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy. Boston: Blackwell-Wiley.
Duarte, F., & de Souza e Silva, A. (2016). Arte.mov, Mobilefest e o surgimento de uma cultura da mobilidade no Brasil. In F. Santos & R. Câmara (Eds.), Urbanidade / Mediações. Brasília: Estereográfica Editorial.
de Souza e Silva, A., Matos-Silva, M., & Nicolaci-da-Costa, A. (Forthcoming). Location-based services in Brazil: Reframing privacy, mobility, and location. In C. Marvin & S. Hong (Eds.). Place, Space, and Mediated Communication (pp. xx-xx). New York: Routledge.