Society of the Query conference photography for the Institute of Network Cultures by Anne Helmond. More pictures on Flickr.
At PICNIC09 Christian Nold challenged me in the the Mediamatic RFID installation Ik win: Challenge someone with your web popularity, and letâ€™s see and show other people how high youâ€™re ranking based on the number of Google results. For more info see the Mediamatic Ik win website. Winner: Christian Nold! Congratulations. Thanks to Esther for… Read more “Christian Nold” versus “Anne Helmond” at PICNIC09
Internet researchers are confronted with an instable object of study, the ephemerality of the object. The question is how to make the medium permanent so we can study it with care? The shape of the archive informs what I can ask the archive. This perspective on archives is placed within Weltevrede’s research into National Webs.… Read more Archive 2020: Esther Weltevrede – Archiving Web Dynamics
I’ve been thinking about buying an e-book lately. I recently moved houses and, boy, books are heavy! I haven’t bought one yet because none of the available e-books currently meet my criteria: Fast: no flickering when turning pages Editable: make notes with qwerty keyboard or touchscreen writing: as a teacher this is a must have!… Read more The e-book is more than a medium, it’s a platform
This post is inspired by Alex Halavais’ post Halavais is…. where Havalais listed “some of Googleâ€™s opinion of me via a search for â€œhalavais is,â€ â€œhalavais was,â€ and â€œhalavais will be.â€ ” It reminded me of the iTea project made at the RFID Hacker’s Camp 2007: iTea is an interactive installation in the form of… Read more Anne Helmond is…
Google already knows that I blog for Google but now I’ve almost completely gone Google. I recently switched from Netvibes to Google Reader, from the GTD-app Things to the online web service Remember the Milk and I moved a lot of my e-mail correspondence from Mail.app to Gmail online. While I’ve been fairly reluctant to… Read more I’ve Gone Google