Tag Archives for Twitter

Whither the Book?

over the last 20 years, we have internalized Marshall McLuhan’s insight “the medium is the message:”  whenever somebody comes up with something, we jump on the bandwagon and reduce our thinking to 140-character-aphorisms, even as, cultural critics are lamenting the … Continue reading

15. February 2010 by Philipp
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The Hyper-Reflective Web: Revisiting My last 20 Tweets

As we are realizing that network society is contingent on technology, but not on specific technologies (such as email, friendster, myspace, facebook, twitter), we are learning to work and play across and beyond specific social media. For me, the integration … Continue reading

29. July 2009 by Philipp
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The Emergent Grammar of Twitter

danah boyd has just posted an academic article (under review) on retweeting at her blog: We wanted to explore retweeting as a conversational practice. In doing so, we highlight just how bloody messy retweeting is. Often, folks who are deeply … Continue reading

19. June 2009 by Philipp
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Learning from My Students: “…Blogging is so 2005”

In this time and age, where information is shared through new social media and the frameworks to describe collective action change by the minute, it is smart to listen to the first generation of digital natives. On my trip to … Continue reading

12. June 2009 by Philipp
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Ines Mergel: Web 2.0 Enthusiasts Worth Following on Twitter

by Ines Mergel I am a Twitter enthusiast and as one of those people who do spend a lot of time online, I noticed that Twitter is one of the information channels, that help me get access to information, that … Continue reading

18. May 2009 by Philipp
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Social Media Literacy

Probably we overstretch the metaphor of literacy when we want to talk about what it means to participate in networked societies. However, as the amount of media that we can use explodes (think twitter, facebook, dropbox, wordpress, or typo3), we … Continue reading

12. May 2009 by Philipp
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“…it’s coming from facebook time”

Today, Mark Cuban posed the question “Where does tweet time come from?” and the clear favorite answer was…;) I spend far less time on Fbook as a result of my Twittering. I trade out of my home office and like … Continue reading

12. March 2009 by Philipp
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I report, you report, CNN reports

watching CNN in my hotel rooms in Mexico and at airports worldwide, I was confronted again and again with I-Report, a website for user generated reporting where the ultimate price is being presented on CNN. It took 9 years since … Continue reading

04. March 2009 by Philipp
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Search, Discovery, and Mining the Global Thought Stream (Real-Time Mindreading)

For the longest time, there has been a debate, about what is the next big challenge on the way to “augmented reality” after search. Logically, it should be discovery, but somehow sites like Stumbleupon have not hit the main stream. … Continue reading

17. February 2009 by Philipp
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