Dan O’Sullivan (UK): Wikipedia is conservatively radical

Dan O’Sullivan (UK), author of Wikipedia: A New Community of Practice? gave a lecture on ‘An Encyclopedia for the Times: Thoughts on Wikipedia from a Historical Perspective’ at the Critical Point of View Wikipedia Conference in Amsterdam. Encyclopedias are conservative in nature because they only look back and conserve signifying moments in time. They digest… Read more Dan O’Sullivan (UK): Wikipedia is conservatively radical

Announcing the Digital Methods Summer School 2010: Foundations for Online Research with Digital Methods

The Digital Methods Initiative, a collaboration of the New Media & Digital Culture program at the University of Amsterdam and the Govcom.org Foundation, is organizing its 4th annual Summer School for advanced B.A. and M.A. students, PhD candidates as well as designers, artists and programmers working in the area of online media research, broadly conceived.… Read more Announcing the Digital Methods Summer School 2010: Foundations for Online Research with Digital Methods

500 people singing and dancing to Numa Numa in the City Theatre of Amsterdam

Last night the Canon of YouTube was presented at the Stadsschouwburg in Amsterdam. Barbara de Wijn and Dagan Cohen (founders of Upload Cinema) asked 25 internet experts (including yours truly) to send in their top 10 YouTube videos. An important selection criterium was that the videos had to be internet native; the videos have to be… Read more 500 people singing and dancing to Numa Numa in the City Theatre of Amsterdam

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