Monthly Archives for April 2007

articles I want to read soon about the transition to print

From a course at MIT called From Print to Digital: Technologies of the World, I found the following papers that I really want to read. Grafton, Anthony. “Introduction to the AHR Forum: How Revolutionary Was the Print Revolution?” American Historical … Continue reading

30. April 2007 by Jill
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links for 2007-04-30

Crablaw’s Maryland Weekly: Take Back the Blog! Host Page “The Take Back the Blog! Blogswarm supports the rights of women to participate fully in all aspects of our society, including specifically online in the world of blogging but indeed everywhere … Continue reading

30. April 2007 by Jill
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malaysian-norwegian blogger

Heikki HolmÂs linked to a report about how Norway grants short visit visas to family members in comparison to other Schengen countries (for instance, Norway refuses 54% of Pakistani visitors visas, which is much higher than Schengen), and I discovered … Continue reading

29. April 2007 by Jill
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links for 2007-04-29

15-inch MacBook Pro Battery Exchange Program I’m only getting an hour and ten minutes or so out of the battery of my MacBook Pro, which truly sucks while travelling. Turns out the batteries sold when I bought my computer are … Continue reading

29. April 2007 by Jill
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my talk at MiT5

Here are the slides for my bit of the panel I’m doing with Scott Rettberg and Nick Montfort on Appropriation and Collaboration in Digital Writing. Scott and Nick (who are also GrandTextAuto‘s representatives here at MiT5) will talk more about … Continue reading

28. April 2007 by Jill
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why ugly myspace profiles are incredibly interesting

Right now, Mike Newman is talking about The Show with ze frank, which was an immensely popular daily video log that ran for a year (though I never heard of it before). He just played this short video of ze … Continue reading

28. April 2007 by Jill
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links for 2007-04-28

Adj¯? anonymitet – Kultur – NRK Nyheter “Framtida tilh¯rer de som har et sosialt liv p nettet. SÂkalte sosiale nettverkstjenester har eksplodert i popularitet, og Facebook er den heteste arenaen for ¯yeblikket. Her er nesten ingenting hemmelig eller for privat.” … Continue reading

28. April 2007 by Jill
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a sense of audience in Second Life, in real life and at MiT5

28. April 2007 by Jill
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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?

27. April 2007 by Jill
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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 … Continue reading

27. April 2007 by Jill
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