“(…) high-tech or digital products would be regarded as essentially culture-free products (…)” – “However, this notion needs to be revised.”
This post is a follow up to Susanne’s earlier post. It was great. It is an extremely important notion that we should focus our attention on where the masses are where WE are instead of where the masses are somewhere else.
Hang on – There is still culture, there are still habits
The main thesis to be discussed here, revolves around the idea that even though the Internet is said of being global and international, it just isn’t.
Technorati recently released the latest edition of what they call “The State of the Blogosphere”. Now, for all of us who will be attending the WBF, that does sound quite intriguing. I took a closer look and here are a few things I thought noteworthy. The survey is based on a set of 7,200 bloggers… Read More »
There is not much that does not fit in a blog: That’s one if the big advantages. But still, sometimes, other publication channels might be interesting: Some postings are too long – it’s hard to read them (that’s what I suffer from with my one writing, and I guess it’s one of the most popular… Read More »
The World’s Best Bloggers are Coming to Vienna to Discuss the Future of Digital Media The World Blogging Forum Vienna (WBF), an international blogger convention, will take place on November 13, 2010 in Vienna. The event will be hosted by A1 Telekom Austria. Some 200 participants from 14 countries will get together at the company… Read More »
The Digitalist will be the journalist, report and blogger of the future with his own costless digital distribution of content and alternative streams of income.
The media house may consider to keep the intimacy with the content consumer as the media aggregator of choice.
It´s possible to think deeply while surfing the NET, just as it´s possible to think shallowly while reading a book, but that´s not the type of thinking the technology encourages and rewards. N. Carr: The Shallows, p116
I ask this because I live in a social-online-media-bubble. I am blogging, podcasting and generally up to date with every new geek toy that comes in sight. My friends are in the same bubble, at least a big part of them (some guys and girls I know since school are not but I don’t see… Read More »
Wednesday evening in Vienna: the bloggers @digiom, @thesandworm, @karli, @i_am_fabs and @thp4 met with developers to mobilize their blogs with the help of the Ovi AppWizard (http://www.ovi.com/appwizard). Within an hour (bloggers needed 15min :-)) you can convert any website with a feed using this web-based tool into a mobile App for Nokia smartphones. With http://promotions.ovi.com/omt… Read More »
Richie asked me some time ago to share my basic thoughts on what i would call the dubious future of digital media. It took me some time to get my ideas as straight as possible and put them into words. I divided my musings into 3 parts, of which the first 2 are now online… Read More »