Month: April 2007

conference notetaking on twitter

Luca’s narration of the Second Life panel is so great, I’m going to try doing my notetaking on Twitter for a bit. You can read my twittering if you like. Any other MiT5 Twitterers I should follow?

introduction to MiT5

The first plenary session at MiT5 was fabulous, like being in a mirrorworld where everyone gets it. Henry Jenkins‘ introduction used Stephen Colbert as an example of a mainstream media character who gets mashup and remix culture. To the audience’s enjoyment, he […]

links for 2007-04-26 – Bortbloggad frÂn jobbet Swedish story about a guy who didn’t get a job, and then when his papers were returned, they came along with a printout of his partner’s anonymous blog saying “he finds out whether he’ll get the job […]


We’re off to MiT5 in a few hours. Jean Burgess is already there; Luca Rossi is presumably on a plane right now, or maybe there already too. Henry Jenkins writes that the plenary sessions will be streamed in Second Life! I guess […]

keep teachers away from facebook! (?)

Here’s a short paper about student/faculty relations on Facebook (pdf) – the authors surveyed students whose professors were on Facebook, and found that a third of students really don’t want their professors there. I suppose that means two thirds don’t mind it, […]

stealing URLs

This is a sketch of one of the items I want to bring to the discussion in our panel on appropriation at MiT5 later this week. I’d love feedback on this and insights about what’s going on! I blog at When […]

links for 2007-04-23 : Online FLV Converter : Download online videos direct to PC / iPod / PSP. It’s free! Nice and easy website that lets you paste in a YouTube URL and it’ll convert it to a downloadable movie format for you. (tags: […]