For some reason this Google Alert struck me as odd. I previously described how Google Alerts showed me that Google is dividing the web into different spheres, for example the websphere, the blogosphere, the newssphere, the ‘commentosphere’ etc. This Alert however, does not so much seem to point to a specific sphere but to a… Read more Google expands its indexing focus to actions within social networks
Warren Sack, Alexander Galloway, Greg Elmer and Anat Ben-David explore the contents of networks. The Summer Talks are hosted by Richard Rogers. The program is part of the 10-year Jubilee of Govcom.org, the group responsible for the Issue Crawler and other info-political tools for the Web. It is also part of the Digital Methods Summer… Read more Amsterdam New Media Summer Talks: Networked Content
Download the hi-resolution Quicktime movie from the SoftWhere08 website. | View | Upload your own Software-engine relations in the blogosphere Thank you very much for inviting me. My name is Anne Helmond and I am currently a New Media Lecturer at the Media Studies department at the University of Amsterdam. I also work at the… Read more Video, slides and notes from my presentation on Software-Engine Relations at HASTAC II and SoftWhere 2008
Last week I gave a talk on ‘The Widgetized Self. Distributed identity and the role of software-engine relations in blogging.’ Blogs may be seen as databases that allow for various types of identity construction. The use of themes, plugins and widgets play an important role in the blogging identity. Edial Dekker, New Media student at the University of Amsterdam,… Read more The widgetized self and the modding user in the blogosphere
Here are the slides of the lecture I gave at Mediamatic in Amsterdam yesterday titled ‘The Widgetized Self. Distributed identity and the role of software-engine relations in blogging.’ | View | Upload your own Easy embedding of the slideshow thanks to Joost de Valk’s great SlideShare WordPress plugin.