When we recognize pictures, including portraits, that’s literally how they look to us, and how we look at them; we look at them as a specific kind of artifact, with not only physical but also intentional affordances, thus as made … Continue reading
Category Archives: Internet Studies
More and more, my students want to talk about the line between being authentically yourself in social media and keeping a professional image. Since I teach primarily technical and professional communication, I figure professionalization is a reasonable topic, and so … Continue reading
Bruns, Axel. Blogs, Wikipedia, Second Life, and Beyond: from Production to Produsage. New York: Peter Lang, 2008. Broughton, John. Wikipedia: The Missing Manual. Beijing: O’Reilly, 2008. Cummings, Robert E. Lazy Virtues: Teaching Writing in the Age of Wikipedia. Nashville: Vanderbilt … Continue reading
Rewriting the Author View more presentations from Krista Kennedy. Here are the slides for my CCCC09 presentation, which is a broad, sweeping look at my dissertation. (It’s more or less the job talk with all the theory and methods ripped … Continue reading
The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10c Twitter Frenzy Daily Show Full EpisodesImportant Things With Demetri Martin Political HumorJoke of the Day Posted mainly as a means of filing it for later reference. I wonder, though: … Continue reading
Twitter Vote Report is just what’s needed on Tuesday.
Will the mendacity and evility never end?
is all-day-dinner-on-the-grounds at the UMN Networks and Neighborhoods in Cyberspace Symposium. The ongoing diss research will be among the demonstrations — and I get to finally meet Momo. (We might have met years ago, actually, but neither of us were … Continue reading
The word weblog celebrated its 10th anniversary on the 17th. There’s now The Organization for Transformative Works, ‘a nonprofit organization established by fans to serve the interests of fans by providing access to and preserving the history of fanworks and … Continue reading
About a year ago, one of my Scientific & Technical Presentations students did an informative presentation on the $100 Laptop. Her audience was my unusually diverse class (although it’s really not so unusual in the Twin Cities). She was Moldovian, … Continue reading