Today we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the word weblog as coined on December 17, 1997 by Jorn Barger. In another two years we can celebrate the coinage of the word blog but in the meanwhile let’s focus on creating new pathways into the history of blogging. Instead of arguing about definitions and dates we… Read more Happy Birthday to Me and You and Everyone We Know!
I’m really busy writing for my thesis but I wanted to share a few short things. I just finished the chapter on the history of blogs and blog engines and wrote a related post on ‘Archiving Blogs and the Blogosphere‘ for the Blog Herald. As previously mentioned I went to the Blip Festival on Thursday… Read more Busy Writing and Enjoying a (8)Bit of Culture
Last night I went to the Blip Festival at the Tank in New York. It was a great evening filled with chipmusic, 8bitlovers, geeky do-it-yourself-addicts and an abundant amount of Gameboys. I also met two great new media critics and fellow bloggers from kenspeckle & deeplinking. 8GB performing at the Blip Festival I wrote a… Read more Photos Blip Festival 2007 @ The Tank, New York City
Saturday afternoon I went to one of New York City’s billions of Starbucks for the New York City WordPress November Meetup. Even though only a few people attended it was very interesting to meet fellow WordPress users and enthusiasts. WordPress was applauded for its ease of use, the fact that its free and that it… Read more Visiting the New York City WordPress November Meetup
What does Wikipedia without text and only links look like? Why don’t we recycle the content of our trashcan? Are you dreaming of a startup sound karaoke? Last night the graphical design students of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam presented us a number of projects that deal with the Graphical User Interface. The projects arose… Read more GUI Play by Gerrit Rietveld Academy @ Studio 80, Amsterdam
On October 27th, 2007 Alexander Galloway presented Guy Debord’s “The Game of War“ at Mediamatic, Amsterdam. After his excellent talk we asked Galloway if he would be interested in meeting us for a coffee at the university to discuss his book Protocol. Esther covered our session with Alexander Galloway on the Masters of Media blog… Read more A Discussion with Alexander Galloway on Protocol @ University of Amsterdam