Image by Gideon Burton via Flickr A very peculiar practice 11 June 2009 Such is the pressure to write that academics have no time to read the flood of published work. John Corner ponders a slightly absurd position Academic publishing has always had its own economy and culture, but sector expansion and the intensified push […]
Australia is slowly waking up to a little publicised ALP policy about “cleaning up the internet to protect our children”. Once again it seems to be a case of apply the most ineffective and intrusive means possible. No-one is saying that we don’t want kids to be safe. The overly simplistic gainsaying of our new […]
As the Digital Chalkie team were completing the second in their series on blogging (sorry to have been unable to participate) some of my colleagues at QUT have just released a book on the topic… Uses of Blogs, an anthology of scholarly essays edited by Axel Bruns and Joanne Jacobs, is now officially available. Axel […]
Game/Play is a networked national touring exhibition focusing on the rhetorical constructs game and play. This collaboration between Q Arts, Derby and HTTP Gallery, London provides a basis for exchange and interaction between audiences, artists, curators and writers through the exhibitions and networked activity. Playful interaction and goal-oriented gaming explored through media arts practice | […]
Well, I’ve just today been introduced to Flock.Â The integration of the browser with a range of social networking tools – very much in the vernacular of Web 2.0.Â This entry is made directly to my privately hosted blog from the browser itself – with just a click I can blog an entry about a […]
Over at Terra Nova they are talking about thisÂ insurance commercial (“The Lord of Mishap”) which was first aired on TV.Â Check it out and pop back when you’re finished.