Thornton, P. (2018). A critique of linguistic capitalism: provocation/intervention. GeoHumanities.
Thornton, P. (2018). Language Redux. In Anderson C. U. & Cox G. (eds). A Peer-Reviewed Journal About Research Values, Vol 7, Issue 1.
Thornton, P. (2017). Geographies of (con)text: language and structure in a digital age. Computational Culture, Issue 6.
Thornton, P. (2017). The Death of the Reader. Under the Influence Magazine, Spring/Summer, pp. 150-155
Thornton, P. (2016). Diary of a plastic soldier (extracts). Critical Military Studies 2, no. 1-2. pp. 137-138.
Thornton, P. (2015). The meaning of light: seeing and being on the battlefield. cultural geographies 22, no. 4, pp. 567-583.
Thornton, P. (under review). Language in the age of algorithmic reproduction.
Thornton, P. & Danaher, J. (under review). On the (un)wisdom of algorithmic markets: governance by algorithmic price.
Thornton, P. & Morris, JH. (in preparation). Subprime language: the value of words in an age of digital capitalism.
Thornton, P. & Foley, J. (in preparation). Reverse engineering fictions: hacking Google AdWords with poetry.