Nordicom Review 42 (S4) 2021. Struggling with Technology

Perspectives on everyday life
Editor(s): Maja Sonne Damkjær, Ane Kathrine Gammelby, Stine Liv Johansen, Martina Skrubbeltrang Mahnke


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Struggling with technology: Perspectives on everyday life
Maja Sonne Damkjær, Ane Kathrine Gammelby, Stine Liv Johansen, Martina Skrubbeltrang Mahnke

Struggling with and mastering e-mail consultations: A study of access, interaction, and participation in a digital health care system
Anette Grønning

Hybrid presence: Integrating interprofessional interactions with digital consultations
Line Maria Simonsen

eHealth platforms as user–data communication: Examining patients’ struggles with digital health data
Martina Skrubbeltrang Mahnke, Mikka Nielsen

Toddlers’ digital media practices and everyday parental struggles: Interactions and meaning-making as digital media are domesticated
Helena Sandberg, Ulrika Sjöberg, Ebba Sundin

The ambiguities of surveillance as care and control: Struggles in the domestication of location-tracking applications by Danish parents
Sarah Widmer, Anders Albrechtslund

Contesting digital leisure time: Parental struggles in relation to young children’s play with tablets at home
Thomas Enemark Lundtofte

The struggle and enrichment of play: Domestications and overflows in the everyday life of gamer parents
Kristine Ask, Ingvild Kvale Sørenssen, Stine Thordarson Moltubakk

The ambiguity of technology in ASMR experiences: Four types of intimacies and struggles in the user comments on YouTube
Helle Breth Klausen

Move, eat, sleep, repeat: Living by rhythm with proactive self-tracking technologies
Minna Vigren, Harley Bergroth

Going cold turkey! An autoethnographic exploration of digital disengagement
Cristina Ghita, Claes Thorén

Existential vulnerability and transition: Struggling with involuntary childlessness on Instagram
Kristina Stenström, Teresa Cerratto Pargman

An organisational cultivation of digital resignation? Enterprise social media, privacy, and autonomy
Christoffer Bagger