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Monetizing a Meme: A Case Study on The Harlem Shake Oct 24, 2014

by Zachary McDowell and Mike Soha This is an abridged draft of a paper we are developing for publication. We invite anyone to provide comment, criticism, or suggestion in the comment space below. We ask that you please honor that it’s being offered … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Peer Economy Platforms : A New Iron Cage? Oct 16, 2014

A draft of this essay appeared in : www.organizationaldynamics.wordpress.com Microsoft FUSE lab’s recent call for project proposals on the “peer/ sharing economy” emerging online prompted me to dig a little deeper into both the available literature on the peer economy … Continue reading

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Social Networking on the Dark Web Oct 8, 2014

If someone says “Dark Web,” the first thing to come to mind might be drugs. Or guns. Or hitmen for hire. Or worse, child pornography. Indeed, we are in yet another Internet moral panic, this time about mysterious Web sites … Continue reading

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Hackers [draft] [#digitalkeywords] Oct 6, 2014

“Hacking, across its various manifestations, can be seen as a site where craft and craftiness converge.”   The following is a draft of an essay, eventually for publication as part of the Digital Keywords project (Ben Peters, ed). This and other drafts will be … Continue reading

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Internet [draft] [#digitalkeywords] Sep 29, 2014

“the blurriness in how we use “internet” has a history and a function: it has allowed the word to become a metonymy – a part that stands for the whole – for a complex, shifting, intertwined mix of institutions, technologies, … Continue reading

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