Archive for March, 2007

You are what you eat. Tesco’s and the ethical economy

Monday, March 26th, 2007He coined the term 'clone town' to describe the homogenisation of British high streets. Now, the author of Tescopoly explains to Alison Benjamin why the days of the all-consuming big supermarkets may be numberedreports ...

Folk Culture in the 21st Century

Saturday, March 24th, 2007In an interview with Caterina Fake co-founder of Flickr at CNet, Fake is asked the following questionJeremy Neumann (from the audience) asks, "At South by Southwest Bruce Sterling was very down on blogs, podcasting, videos and other participatory ...

Media Civil War?

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007There is an important opportunity to take advantage of the significant changes transforming the U.S. (and global) media system. A ubiquitous digital environment will readily connect the majority of the public to interactive networks, via PC, TV, and ...

The convergence wars

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007As they will become known. The Guardian reportsThe media watchdog yesterday raised the pressure on BSkyB, the pay-TV giant chaired by Rupert Murdoch, with a wide-ranging review of the sector after rivals claimed it unfairly distorts ...

You have already lost control and brand meanings are up for grabs, but you can join the game.

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007Said Henry JenkinsDr. Jenkins, who has recently published a book on fans, bloggers and gamers, talked about how fans are redefining meanings of established brands, how brands lend props to fan performances, and how celebrating customer ...

Ajit talks about Ajax and the Three Musketeers

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007Ajit from his Open Gardens BlogYesterday, I spoke at Ajaxworld in New York on Deploying Web-Based Applications to Mobile Devices Using AJAX Techniques.This is my third Ajax world (after New York and Santa Clara ...

SwarmTeams

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007Ken Thompson speaks to Robert Scoble talking about SwarmTeams , collective intelligence, group forming networks and collaboration.Fascinating. Biology meets technology meets social mediaThompson saysShort messaging, the simple messages, very little information content broadcast. It's ...

Tomi interviewed at Red Blog

Monday, March 19th, 2007Tomi has been interviewed at Red blog, which is in Spanish, so I can't quote from the article.So, if you are interested in our book, and would like something in your mother tongue of Spanish this is the place ...

Engagement in contemporary art, military history and MIT

Monday, March 19th, 2007Last week I was in the states. Hanging out with friends in Louisville, and then speaking at the Comparative Media Studies Program @ MIT.In Louisville, I spent some time talking to the Contemporary Art Centre at the Speed Museum, University ...

An open letter to Doug Parker CEO US Airways

Thursday, March 15th, 2007Dear Doug,I am the CEO of SMLXL Ltd or Small Medium Large Xtralarge. Co-Author of Communities Dominate Brands and Executive Director of Masthead.I just wanted to let you know that I am speaking at MIT's Comparative Media Studies Program TODAYNow ...

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