Archive for the ‘Virtual Worlds’ Category

My East End is no longer our East End

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011Why do people quest for connection and communication? Why is the world gone all social? Why does social communication dominate? Why is everyone writing about it? And why is everything that we define as 2.0 defined by participatory culture and ...

SMLXL: business and communications innovation

Friday, October 2nd, 2009I am often asked what we do @ SMLXL here's a film that provides a brief overview of the SMLXL philosophy, and some examples of the type of work and projects we have undertaken over the last few years.From Interruption ...

building, fostering and interacting; the new rules of journalism

Friday, September 25th, 2009[caption id="attachment_4463" align="aligncenter" width="491" caption="learning to manage communities can be a tricky business"][/caption]I picked this up from a Jay Rosen tweetManaging Online Communities: What Computer Games Can Teach JournalistsWhat does MMORG's have to do with journalism? The answer according to ...

Refined social data changes everything you ever thought about marketing

Thursday, September 24th, 2009[caption id="attachment_4447" align="aligncenter" width="482" caption="http://www.flickr.com/photos/21782644@N04/3191535692"][/caption]This is the basis for my presentation @ Monitoring Social InformationIn the near future wars will be fought over scarce resources; water, oil, and food. The other war that will be fought will be over data. ...

A reality check for augmented reality

Thursday, September 24th, 2009After posting about mobile augmented reality here and here I came across an article in New ScientistI disagree, with the wobbly start headline, but I liked the reality check. Something that was reinforced recently by AR specialist Robert Rice, he ...

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 ...

Traditional media must “engage” or die

Thursday, August 13th, 2009Half the country's 1,300 local newspapers will close between now and 2013, destroying 20,000 media jobs. There will be a decline of original content across the board that will have enormous consequences for democracy.Its not that journalism, news and newspapers ...

Networked economics comes to the music industry

Friday, August 7th, 2009Richard Wray writes,It has finally sunk in that there will not be one single replacement for the ongoing drop in "physical" music sales - in other words, the perpetual decline in CD buying. Instead, a host of new services will ...

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 ...

Education in augmented reality

Friday, July 31st, 2009I found this film whilst reading the post 11 industries that will be redefined with augmented realityAnd here's an article on education and ARSlightly different from AR but connected to the education theme is a post Henry Jenkins made in ...

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