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Aleks explores how the digital world has changed our idea of selling. In a world where every click is a selling opportunity either for us or to us, how do we take advantage of the one without being taken in by the other?

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Mon 12 May 2014 16:30

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Music Played

  • Stereolab

    Come and Play in the Milky Night

    • Cobra And Phases Group Play Voltage In The Milky Night.
    • CD Pool.
    • 15.
  • New Young Pony Club

    The Optimist

    • The Optimist.
    • The Numbers.
  • Beastie Boys

    Flute Loop

    • Ill Communication.
    • Mo Wax.
    • 13.
  • Étienne de Crécy


    • Super Discount 2.
    • Different.
    • 4.
  • Herbie Hancock

    Bring Down the Birds

    • Blow-Up.
    • Odeon.
    • 5.

Mike Merrill & Marijka Dixon

Mike Merrill & Marijka Dixon

Mike Merrill is a publicly traded person, as KmikeyM he sells shares in his life and puts his choices up for shareholder vote.


He and his partner Marijke Dixon told us how life works when up to shareholder vote, and why it pushes them to be better.


Photo by Jaclyn Campanaro.

Oliver James

Oliver James

Oliver James is a Chartered Clinical and Occupational Psychologist, who has written several books on the effects of materialism and ‘affluenza’ in modern culture.

He tells us why the digital world has turned us all into Marketing Characters.

Sarah Gumbley

Sarah Gumbley
Sarah Gumbley’s PHD research focused on the nature of corporate ‘friends’ on facebook. She talked to Aleks about why people are so willing to give up personal information to corporate entities.

Nika Stewart

Nika Stewart

Nika Stewart is the CEO of, a guru for people and businesses how to use the internet to spread a message or bring in customers.


She tells why being social is the key to business success in social media.

Paul Brook

Paul Brook

Paul Brook is Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Work and Employment, and his research interested include emotional labour, subjectivity, labour process theory and the sociology of service work.


He tells us why brands strive to get closer to us, and how that leaves them vulnerable.


  • Mon 12 May 2014 16:30

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