michael wesch is in town (but the conference is kind of expensive)
Michael Wesch is speaking in Bergen a week from today at Scandic Hotel here in Bergen – at the It’s Learning conference which costs 4000 kr. Do you think they’d notice if I just sort of snuck in and pretended I’d forgotten my name tag?
For those of you who aren’t familiar with Michael Wesch, he’s an Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Kansas State who does digital ethnography, but the cool thing about him is how he makes these YouTube videos that get the point about social media and web 2.0 across in such a beautiful way – talk about merging form and content. See, here’s his most famous one (and yes, I’ve raved about it before):
Or you might like this video of a talk he gave about YouTube – with a lot of video in it.