Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

I+we=why? people or machines?

Thursday, July 7th, 2011A thought provoking film All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace is a three part BBC documentary series[1] by filmmaker Adam Curtis, well known for other documentaries including The Trap and The Power of Nightmares.Wikipedia writesIn this episode Curtis ...

Coalition of the willing

Thursday, February 25th, 2010Coalition of The Willing’ is a film that discusses how we can use new internet technologies to leverage the powers of activists, experts, and ordinary citizens in collaborative ventures to combat climate change. Through analyses of swarm activity and social ...

African film and networked economics

Friday, October 30th, 2009The African Film Library is an initiative showcasing the best of the African film industry – making the movies easily accessible for movie aficionados around the world.The African film industry is one of the oldest – with its roots in ...

Transmedia storytelling, and the multi-dimensional brand

Saturday, August 29th, 2009In his book Convergence Culture, Henry Jenkins explores the idea and concept of transmedia storytelling through the project known as The Matrix.[caption id="attachment_4307" align="aligncenter" width="501" caption="http://www.flickr.com/photos/7236030@N03/2106087852"][/caption]As Jenkins explains,A transmedia story unfolds across multiple platforms, with each new text making a ...

Communities Dominate Brands – prescient

Saturday, August 1st, 2009Tim Harrap in a twitter post mentioned a conversation @ Marketing in Australia that identifies Communities Dominate Brands as being – prescient. We have become linked to what is now commonly called Social Media - thought I still prefer the ...

Enclosing the commons of the mind

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009Underlying all property law is the question: How is wealth created? Obviously, every innovation has an individual component and a social component: inspiration plus tradition. Every original creation, James Boyle observes, is “built from the resources of the public domain ...

Creating economic value in; content, social communication and Mobility

Friday, March 27th, 2009Was the guts of Gerd Leonhards presentation at the Nokia Siemens Transformation conference in Cologne this week.Fascinating stuff, and I was very glad that we got to shake hands and have a good chat too.Gerds argument is that the global ...

sxsw flickr and beyond

Sunday, March 15th, 2009YouTube says that they now get 13 hours of audio-visual content uploaded every minute of every day.

The story of Franny Armstrong

Sunday, March 1st, 2009Franny Armstrong by any measure is an exceptional woman. And Franny had a burning desire to tell a story through a film that to was her, extremely important. That story is called The Age of Stupid, a story about climate ...

The anthropology of YouTube

Friday, August 1st, 2008Dave Cushman wrote a very engaging piece The great disruption of social networks reaches its tipping point which accompanies this very well.

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