Plant in 2012
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She earned her Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Manchester in 1989, then taught at the University of Birmingham's Department of Cultural Studies (formerly the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies) before going on to found the Cybernetic Culture Research Unit at the University of Warwick, where she was a faculty member. Her original research was on the Situationist International, and she contributed to the Situationist-inspired magazine Here and Now (published between 1985 and 1994), before turning her attention to the social potential of cyber-technology.
Sadie Plant left the University of Warwick in 1997 to write full time. She published a cultural history of drug use and control, and a report on the social effects of mobile phones, as well as articles in publications as varied as the Financial Times, Wired, Blueprint, and Dazed and Confused. She was interviewed as one of the ‘People to Watch’ in the Winter 2000–2001 issue of Time.
- The Most Radical Gesture: The Situationist International in a Postmodern Age (1992, Routledge) ISBN 0-415-06222-5
- Zeroes + Ones : Digital Women and the New Technoculture (1997, Doubleday) ISBN 0-385-48260-4
- Writing on Drugs (1999, Faber and Faber) ISBN 0-571-19616-0
- A short biography of Sadie Plant
- Zero News Datapool: Sadie Plant - outdated site with several article links
- On the mobile: the effect of mobile telephones on social and individual life at the Wayback Machine (archived June 25, 2008) - essay by Sadie Plant commissioned by Motorola.
- On the mobile: the effect of mobile telephones on social and individual life at the Wayback Machine (archived January 27, 2007) - text-only version of above, formatted for US Letter paper.
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