Youtube is near celebrating its fifth anniversary1 In it’s early days YouTube looked rather plain but a few months later, in June 2005, “Your Digital Video Repository” added the famous Upload Your Videos link. In celebration of five years of YouTube videos, Dragan Cohen from Upload Cinema, asked tens of new media specialists to send… Read more YouTube Canon, Internet as Stage: Celebrating five years of YouTube
De eerste Twittershizzle zit er op. De abject-elitaire avond met honderden twitteraars, muziek, voordrachten en een veiling voor het goede doel werd een groot succes dankzij Bert Brussen, Bas Paternotte, Levi Boitelle en Gyurka Jansen. Een sfeerverslag in foto’s: Geen Twittershizzle compleet zonder de aanwezigheid van heel veel camera’s.
Christian Nold reprogrammed RFID tags taken from discarded OV- chip cards to get discounts in local stores in the Bijlmer. The reprogrammed tags are placed on top of regular bills. Each shop in the Bijlmer has a RFID-reader to scan the note. In this way you can follow where the money has gone in order… Read more Follow the Money: Christian Nold on “Bijlmer Euro”
Money is one of the oldest virtual realities in our society/culture and points to the deep penetration of the virtual in our society. Reality and authority is underestimated as we are moving from a world of things to a world of info. In 2006 Ailin Graef became the first virtual real estate millionaire in Second… Read more Follow the Money: Koert van Mensvoort on “Money as a Medium”
The Institute of Network Cultures launched two online projects at the INC winter drinks: the Theory on Demand series and the audio archive of Geert Lovink 1987-1995. Theory on Demand is a new publication series by the Institute of Network Cultures. The name is derived from print on demand, a printing technology where new copies… Read more INC launches Theory on Demand and Bilwet Audio Archive
Presented at the DMI mini-conference, University of Amsterdam, day 2. Introduction to my paper on Identity 2.0 Yesterday we talked about the web having technological eras, or periods of the web that have specific providers, software and templates. This is also what I indirectly undertake in my study into the reconfiguration of identity in the… Read more Essay on Identity 2.0: Constructing identity with cultural software