35. Personas and Pets

For this episode, I explore the concept of persona—just how many people make up the person that is you?—and I discuss my own experience of having furry and feathered companions while working from home.


  • Marshall, P.D. and Barbour, K., 2015, ‘Making Intellectual Room for Persona Studies: a New Consciousness and a Shifted Perspective’, in Persona Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1–12.
  • Smith, S. and Watson, J., 2014, ‘Virtually Me: A Toolbox about Online Self-Presentation’, in A. Poletti and J. Rak (eds), Identity Technologies: Constructing the Self Online, The University of Wisconsin Press, pp. 70–95.
  • LinkedIn post about Rocky, our cockatiel

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