Sander Veenhof / SNDRV launched a new project for his graduation at the Gerrit Rietveld art academy in Amsterdam. He explains the concept in his press release: I’ve created an installation that allows anyone in the world to help me grow a bouquet of flowers to color up the graduation ceremony. The bouquet is growing… Read more Publicityplant needs your social media attention to grow!
Once in a while you come across graphics that are both insightful, funny and to the point. David Armano depicts the social media culture and marketing in informative depictions with a twist. Armano is part of a larger trend of mapping and graphing with a humorous and intelligent twist as may also be seen on… Read more Mapping and graphing the social universe 2.0 with a twist
Ik werd vanmiddag door Sanne Brand en Mark Zaremba via Twitter geïnterviewd voor hun project Social Networkz aan de Fontys Hogeschool voor Journalistiek in Tilburg. Het “origineel” is te vinden op de blog van Sanne Brand. Wat ik met name interessant vind aan deze vorm van een interview is dat ik door de “restricties” van… Read more Twitter Interview “Ik begin de dag met mijn RSS Reader”
Walled Garden is an international working conference that took place in the Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam on the 20th and 21st of November 2008. The Digital Methods Initiative participated in the session titled Mapping the Walled Gardens: Digital methods for researching and visualizing networks on the Web, moderated by Sabine Niederer and Richard Rogers. “What happens… Read more Walled Garden: Communities and Networks post Web 2.0 (part 1)
It’s Sabat, so ordering online at a Jewish store is closed and will continue in 5 hours and 53 minutes. The web has its Sabat too. Online shopping has often been regarded as being free from the restrictions of the physical store regarding opening times and location. However, these two (Jewish) stores close their online… Read more The web has its Sabat too
When I saw Clay Shirky’s appearance on the Colbert Report of the 3rd of April 2008 I wrote down this quote: Communications tools don’t get socially interesting until they get technologically boring. Social effects are more important than just how the technology works. (Clay Shirky) It has stuck to me ever since and when I… Read more Blogs are boring