Facebook as an identity provider Tobias Leingruber, a member from the Free Art and Technology (F.A.T.) Lab, discussed the future of (online) identity in relation to Facebook. He started his talk with an anecdote of bouncers at nightclubs checking attendees’ Facebook accounts on their phones as a way of identification, see BBC’s article on “Bouncers ‘checking… Read more The Future of Identity in a Digital World by Tobias Leingruber at Unlike Us #3
Karlessi from the Italian research group Ippolita talks about the increasing data production of web users and how we contribute to measurement systems and the dissemination of real-time dataflows often discussed in terms of big data. He argues that big data is not only produced for “Big Brothers” but that the act behind the production… Read more Minds Without Bodies: Rites of Religions 2.0 by Karlessi from Ippolita at Unlike Us #3
Society of the Query conference photography for the Institute of Network Cultures by Anne Helmond. More pictures on Flickr.
Yesterday the meta-group discussed the topics of the plenary sessions at Winter Camp. I then visualized these into mindmaps/tagclouds. The meta-group produced three theme clouds, derived from the texts that the networks wrote for the program booklet. These clouds were presented by Soenke Zehle on the opening night, and will function as a framework for… Read more Winter Camp: Plenary Themes Visualized
No, I’m not skiing but I’m at the Wintercamp event in Amsterdam. Winter Camp is an event, organized by the Institute of Network Cultures and will take place 3-7 March ‘09 in Amsterdam. Network Cultures Winter Camp will be a mix of presentations and work spaces with an emphasis on getting things done. It will… Read more I’m at Wintercamp
The University of California in San Diego (UCSD) organized a two day event in order to pioneer the emerging field of Software Studies. The first day was a public event titled SoftWhere 2008 which consisted of over fifteen short presentation in Pecha Kucha style. The second day consisted of a closed strategic session that dealt… Read more SoftWhere 2008: Software Studies Workshop