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Capture, Fixation and Conversation: How The Matrix Has You and Will Sell You, Part 3/3 Apr 10, 2014

Fixation: The fixing process is important to me theoretically because it’s a cross cutting term. Fixing suggests that capture is not just a matter of direct representation but of representation in a particular way.  So, in so much as platforms, or … Continue reading

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Capture, Fixation and Conversation: How The Matrix Has You and Will Sell You, Part 2/3 Apr 9, 2014

For businesses building digital platforms capture is both a technical and social problem and invitation is one way of addressing it.  How do you build technologies that efficiently allow any user (young, older, in North America or in Africa) to … Continue reading

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Capture, Fixation and Conversation: How The Matrix Has You and Will Sell You, Part 1 of 3 Apr 8, 2014

When I was in graduate school in STS we read Langdon Winner’s Do Artifacts Have Politics,  an excerpt from his book, The Whale and The Reactor.  If you’re not familiar with it, the piece is often remembered for its analysis … Continue reading

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Conference: Social Media and the Transformation of Public Space Feb 3, 2014

June 18-20, 2014 – University of Amsterdam, Netherlands (funded by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Science) Organizers: José van Dijck & Thomas Poell Confirmed keynote speakers: Lance Bennett, Tarleton Gillespie, Alfred Hermida, Hallvard Moe Discussants: C.W. Anderson, Marcel Broersma, Jean … Continue reading

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The Boston Marathon Bombings, 4Chan’s Think Tank, and a Modest Proposal for an Emergency Crowdsourced Investigation Platform Apr 17, 2013

We are still in the immediate wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, but it is already clear that the investigation into these attacks is taking a very different shape than the investigation into the 9/11 attacks. One of the big … Continue reading

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