just getting on facebook? forget it. the next big thing is rejecting social networking. in other (yet seemingly related) news, luke tells me that a bunch of australians have discovered that printers are as bad as cigarette smoke. i don’t have a printer so maybe i can start smoking now. clearly, it’ll all balance out […]
i first came across the term “web 2.0” a few years ago when i had to write a blog entry about its use for NGOs as part of a job application. i had to do it in english and french. i bet someone had a good laugh about that considering i have minus 100 intelligence […]
perth had its first ever barcamp last month. con wiebrands (the ass-kicking curtin librarian who helped convince the evil tech admins to unblock twitter and facebook on campus) and i did a talk on explaining web 2.0 to n00bs, such as older folks or university admin who think the internet is full of pedophiles and […]
my friend adam passed along this insane job description for “social media officer” at the university of toronto. Experience: Minimum five years experience working in the field of new media from a content perspective, including web design/architecture, preferably in a large organization. A high degree of knowledge of and experience with ‚ÄúWeb 2.0‚Äù tools (Wikis, […]
kinda old in internet time, but what the hay: HYPERCAMP: super mega two point oh! (it makes me exhausted just looking at it). kinda an accidental commentary on the blogging/web 2.0/web conference culture eh?
the other day, i went to a workshop for phd students. no one was sitting there on their laptops half listening while they blogged or looked at web comics. everyone was sitting attentively, making notes on paper, with pens! i told this story to luke last night. i was telling him about how perth has […]
i found an amazing article today on the political economy of facebook, myspace and the other usual suspects written by ryan bigge (former adbusters staffer before kalle lasn went apeshit and turned the mag into an antisemitic brand of shoes). basically, bigge argues that use of social networking sites can actually be seen as unpaid […]
i’m moderating a panel on monday about web2.0 and development issues at a conference run by netsquared. happily, the conference is suitably web2.0 compliant and buzzworld enabled which means, of course, you can all participate online! i’ll be asking questions that are submitted to the conference site so if you have any interest in ict4d, […]