Beautiful infographic of The Evolution of The Blogger by Flowtown – Social Media Marketing Application. There’s one thing that bugs me though: It presentsÂ three types of blog formats (the photoblog, the vlog and the linklog) as ‘new blog forms’ that came out of the above mentioned type of bloggers. However, the linklog is one of… Read more The Evolution of The Blogger Visualization, but what happened to the history of the linklog?
On July 9th, Esther Weltevrede and I presented our ongoing research on the Dutch Blogosphere at the Mediamatic Mapping Ignite event. Here are the slides and notes from our 5 minute superfast and condensed informational Ignite talk on researching and mapping the Dutch Blogosphere. Slide 1: Hi, Iâ€™m Anne and this is Esther and we… Read more Mapping the Dutch Blogosphere at Mapping Ignite
Within my research I am currently focussing on the notion of links as the currency of the Web (Walker 2002) and to what extend that still holds up in Web 2.0. Together with Carolin Gerlitz from Goldsmith, University of London we are investigation to what extent the Like, the Share and the (re)Tweet are new… Read more The Like, the Share and the (Re)Tweet as pre-configured links
A research project by Anne Helmond, Catalina Iorga, Alejandro Ortega. Text by Anne Helmond and Catalina Iorga. Project website on the DMI wiki. From 28 June – 9 July 2010 we organized a Digital Methods Training Certificate Program which is a two-week intensive training and skill acquisition program. This project is one of project outcomes… Read more A Protest’s Web: The Cross-Syndication Practices of G20 Toronto Summit Online Protest Platforms
Mediamatic is organizing a three day mapping festival where Esther Weltevrede and I will present our research on the Dutch blogosphere at the Mapping Ignite evening. “Map Fest takes place at Mediamatic on July 6, 8 and 9. Map Fest brings together kindred spirits to explore, create, define and oppose maps.” Day 1 is Mapping… Read more Mapping Festival at Mediamatic
I’m not a big fan of Google’s new result page which seems to favor freshness and a ubiquity of entry points over relevance. Or, in other words, it is increasingly referring to itself (Google News, Updates, YouTube) for results as may be seen in the following picture: Let’s look at the ranking of the results:… Read more Google has become self-referential