Posts Tagged ‘participation’

A review of the book “Ubiquitous Photography” by Martin Hand. I have a notebook somewhere with an old advertisement for camera phones. The ad shows a woman in sexy lingerie, sending a picture to her partner to ask for his (her?) opinion. It must have been 2001, camera phones were new and the telephone providers […]


As February featured both the bankruptcy of sellaband.com and the kick-off of its bookish equivalent tenpages.com, the crowdfunding business model has been in the center of attention again. Is the bankruptcy of SellABand a sign the business model that helped Obama become president is flawed? Is the model still viable once the newness wears off? […]


News about News

12Mar10

The Pew Internet Project studies the social impact of the internet. It is an initiative of the Pew Research Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan “fact tank” that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. Their most recent report is called “Understanding The Participatory News Costumer” and deals with the way […]