Monthly Archives: January 2013

Participation in the Troll Community

There is a dark side to this two-point-oh part of “The Web.” Sure it’s great to contact old high school friends on Facebook and to “pin” a super cute craft project on Pinterest. Unfortunately for you though, you will have … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing? You mean work for free right?

A couple years ago I remember hearing about Life in a Day (2010), a feature length film made from video collected through Youtube. You can watch the film here.  Produced by Ridley Scott and directed by Kevin McDonald, it’s arguably the largest collaborative/crowdsourced … Continue reading

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Collaborative Community

In The Social Media Reader’s section on collaboration, the authors introduce a YouTube sensation known as Kutiman. Taking user uploaded videos of amateur musicians playing stand-alone works, Kutiman mashes the videos together into an entirely different composition. He calls these … Continue reading

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Meme, is that You??

I do not feel that I am missing anyone when I say that memes have affected everyone that accesses the Internet. I will even go as far to say that even if you do not use the Internet frequently, i.e. … Continue reading

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Everyone is a Fan of Something

When I think of collaboration, I think of multiple people coming together to accomplish one common goal. As Michael Mandiberg states in his book “Information technology informs and structures the language of networked collaboration”(pg. 53). “”Collaboration” is employed so widely … Continue reading

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