Collaborative Media book

Collaborative Media: Production, Consumption, and Design Interventions – by Jonas Lowgren and Bo Reimer Relative discourse – media design, case studies, collaborative media, practice-based, design-oriented interventions… From the book summary: With many new forms of digital media–including such popular social media as Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr — the people formerly known as the audience no Read more about Collaborative Media book[…]

social media lecture

Throught twitter I came across Trebor’s lecture on social media which got me thinking about lots of things as I browsed through the slides. Trebor’s blip video lecture – Embedding Social Media in the Liberal Arts Classroom Trebor on slideshare Notes as I browsed the slides (generally in the order as they where presented) micro-blogging Read more about social media lecture[…]

a soft book on software studies

Nate just sent me Lev’s latest book Software Takes Command which you can downoad as pdf or doc. It is licensed under CC and the book takes on some of the characteristics of software (from the opening page): One of the advantages of online distribution which I can control is that I don’t have to Read more about a soft book on software studies[…]

There is no content on the web!

My one-minute rant for the Open Spectrum Quality/Control symposium held at the Melbourne State Library today. I lined up with 10 others and raced the clock to open the event. Documentation was done using a live blogging tool Cover it Live. There is no content on the web! on the web, content is a king Read more about There is no content on the web![…]

anti-social notworking

I got this via an article SOCIAL NETWORKING IS NOT WORKING, Txt: Clemente Pestelli / Eng: Chiara Resmini in digimag. antisocial notworking is a repository of projects that explore the pseudo-agency of online social platforms. It takes a number of recent software projects as its inspiration to reflect upon the fashion for ‘participation’ with the Read more about anti-social notworking[…]

links for 2008-09-14

YouTube – An anthropological introduction to YouTube After Web 2.0, Michael Wesch Takes On YouTube (tags: YouTube, edav, teaching) I got this link from Geert’s critique of this video, ‘Michael Wesch Takes On YouTube’ on the video vortex list and in that critique he mentioned the book reference: James Elkens, Visual Studies: A Skeptical Introduction.

Pool notes (lecture John Jacobs)

In fact part of what find interesting about the relationship the POOl is setting up with ABC prosumers is the way through specific call outs that people submitting content can get feedback on their work from experienced media producers. … I think the idea of there being a best work in a user-generated environment dissolves to a large degree, with the focus shifting to what is relevant for the user and what they are interested in specifically.

links for 2008-09-01

Aspen Movie Map – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia An early (1978) visual hypermedia mapping project of a city publihsed on laserdisc (tags: mapping interactive hypermedia research) X|Media|Lab – Tech – (beta) Adikted publish the xml keynotes from the videodefunct melbourne DIY TV lab (tags: videodefunct internettv) Scott's Bio | Scott Sigler: Bestselling Horror Author Read more about links for 2008-09-01[…]