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 »
Rogers, A., Burke, A., de Souza e Silva, A., & Nickels, C. (2018). Challenging Communication Students to Design the Library of the Future. … [Read More...]
de Souza e Silva (2017). Pokémon Go as an HRG: Mobility, sociability, and surveillance. Webinar Geothink&Learn 1: Pokémon Go. McGill University. … [Read More...]
de Souza e Silva, A., Matos-Silva, M., & Nicolaci-da-Costa, A. (2017). Location-based services in Brazil: Reframing privacy, mobility, and … [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...]
de Souza e Silva, A., & Damasceno, C. S. (2018). The history of mobile telephony in Brazil: Privatization, regulation, and access. #AoIR2018, Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) Annual Conference. Montréal, Canada: October 10-13.
de Souza e Silva, A., Damasceno, C. S., Bueno, D. M., & Grandinetti, J. (Forthcoming). Urban mobility in context: A study about early adopters of location-based taxi-hailing apps. In: Ling, R., Goggin, G., Fortunati, L. Lim, S. S., & Li, Yuling (Eds.). Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication, Culture, and Information (pp. xx-xx). Oxford University Press.
de Souza e Silva, A., Damasceno, C. S., & Bueno, D. (2018). Generic Phones in Context: The circulation and social practices of mobile devices in Rio de Janeiro. In R. Wilken, G. Goggin & H. Horst (Eds.), Location Technologies in International Context (pp. xx-xx). London: Routledge.
March 26-17 @ Talley Student Center, NC State University.
Conference Chair: Adriana de Souza e Silva
Assistant Chair: Nick Taylor