Albarrán Torres, César
University of Sydney
César Albarrán Torres is a lecturer and PhD candidate at the Digital Cultures Program, University of Sydney. He has worked extensively in academic and nonacademic publications as an author, editor, film critic, and translator. His current research delves into the cultures that form around the digitalisation of gambling in online casinos, mobile apps, and electronic gaming machines.
ArticlesIn this paper we explore the rise of anti-gambling apps in the context of the massive expansion of gambling in new spheres of life (online and offline) and an acceleration in strategies of anticipatory and individualised management of harm caused by gambling. These apps, and the techniques and forms of labour they demand, are examples of and a mechanism through which a mode of...Read more