“Sharing Culture in the Internet Era”



A few thoughts on the
 sharing of culture.

Fred Johnson
Whitworth U
Robinson Tea...
The Art of Remixed Culture
The Art of Remixed Culture
The Legal Jeopardy of Borrowers
Oral
Tradition
Oral
Tradition
I totally
  remixed your story,
         dude.


& my version will sell.
I totally
  remixed your story,
         dude.


& my version will sell.
Culture Still Circulates...




                              by sparktography @Flickr
Blues
                 Consider the




Robert Johnson
Blues
                       Consider the




  Robert Johnson
Borrowed from Others
Blues
                                  Consider the




         Robert Johnson
       Borrowed from Others

 Influences R...
Blues
                                  Consider the



                   Sold soul?


         Robert Johnson
       Bor...
Who owns the characters?
Fan Fiction




  Who owns the characters?
Who owns Dumbledore?




Who owns the characters?
Who owns the characters?
Harry Potter and the
Leopard-Walk-Up-to-Dragon
 Harry becomes a fat, hairy
 dwarf after being caught in
 a “sour and sweet...
Harry Potter and Platform
Nine and Three-Quarters
 ...and the meteor you saw
 in the sky was my traipsing
 manteau.
“The Street finds its own
uses for things--uses the
   manufacturers never
              imagined.”
           William F. G...
Cory Doctorow
Cory Doctorow
Magic Underpants Gnome




http://peripheryarts.blogspot.com/2007/02/someone-to-watch-over-me.html
Magic Underpants Gnome

                                           Step 1: Sue downloaders,
                              ...
Magic Underpants Gnome

                                           Step 1: Sue downloaders,
                              ...
Stanford U.
              Law Prof.




Lawrence Lessig
Stanford U.
                     Law Prof.




            Bad law breeds
         disrespect for all law.




Lawrence Le...
Lessig
      Argument: digital
 technology allows us to
revive amateur culture,
user generated content,
  “culture where p...
No more rock millionaires? OK.
No gas $, no tour, kiddo.


No more rock? Not OK.
And then no band.




               No gas $, no tour, kiddo.


No more rock? Not OK.
Robert Johnson
Robert Johnson
Died Poor and Unrecognized
Are you simply circulating culture?
Are you simply circulating culture?




          Or are you remixing the
          next great performer
          or writ...
More Learning

        Corey Doctorow
        Lawrence Lessig
        William F. Gibson’s “Rocket Radio”

        Edward F...
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This is my piece of a longer Whitworth University panel discussion called "Media Unlimited: Technology, Ethics and Life at Whitworth in the 21st Century," 3/15/2010 @Whitworth University. The whole panel discussion + Q&A is available (and free) from iTunes U:

http://tinyurl.com/29ro257

I quote from a NYT article on Harry Potter knock-offs, and that article is available here:

http://tinyurl.com/35k2a22

I also quote from William Gibson's "Rocket Radio" essay, which is available here:

http://tinyurl.com/35235h9

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  1. 1. “Sharing Culture in the Internet Era” A few thoughts on the sharing of culture. Fred Johnson Whitworth U Robinson Teaching Theater 3/15/10 by sparktography @Flickr
  2. 2. The Art of Remixed Culture
  3. 3. The Art of Remixed Culture
  4. 4. The Legal Jeopardy of Borrowers
  5. 5. Oral Tradition
  6. 6. Oral Tradition
  7. 7. I totally remixed your story, dude. & my version will sell.
  8. 8. I totally remixed your story, dude. & my version will sell.
  9. 9. Culture Still Circulates... by sparktography @Flickr
  10. 10. Blues Consider the Robert Johnson
  11. 11. Blues Consider the Robert Johnson Borrowed from Others
  12. 12. Blues Consider the Robert Johnson Borrowed from Others Influences Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, The Animals, The Who, Lynard Skynyrd, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and many more.
  13. 13. Blues Consider the Sold soul? Robert Johnson Borrowed from Others Influences Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, The Animals, The Who, Lynard Skynyrd, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and many more.
  14. 14. Who owns the characters?
  15. 15. Fan Fiction Who owns the characters?
  16. 16. Who owns Dumbledore? Who owns the characters?
  17. 17. Who owns the characters?
  18. 18. Harry Potter and the Leopard-Walk-Up-to-Dragon Harry becomes a fat, hairy dwarf after being caught in a “sour and sweet rain.”
  19. 19. Harry Potter and Platform Nine and Three-Quarters ...and the meteor you saw in the sky was my traipsing manteau.
  20. 20. “The Street finds its own uses for things--uses the manufacturers never imagined.” William F. Gibson “Rocket Radio” (1989)
  21. 21. Cory Doctorow
  22. 22. Cory Doctorow
  23. 23. Magic Underpants Gnome http://peripheryarts.blogspot.com/2007/02/someone-to-watch-over-me.html
  24. 24. Magic Underpants Gnome Step 1: Sue downloaders, treat listeners as criminals, and cripple the technology by removing features. Step 2: Step 3: Everyone returns to mall. http://peripheryarts.blogspot.com/2007/02/someone-to-watch-over-me.html
  25. 25. Magic Underpants Gnome Step 1: Sue downloaders, treat listeners as criminals, and cripple the technology by removing features. Step 2: Step 3: Everyone returns to mall. Fast forward makes me a sad, sad gnome. http://peripheryarts.blogspot.com/2007/02/someone-to-watch-over-me.html
  26. 26. Stanford U. Law Prof. Lawrence Lessig
  27. 27. Stanford U. Law Prof. Bad law breeds disrespect for all law. Lawrence Lessig
  28. 28. Lessig Argument: digital technology allows us to revive amateur culture, user generated content, “culture where people produce for the love of what they’re doing and NOT for the money.”
  29. 29. No more rock millionaires? OK.
  30. 30. No gas $, no tour, kiddo. No more rock? Not OK.
  31. 31. And then no band. No gas $, no tour, kiddo. No more rock? Not OK.
  32. 32. Robert Johnson
  33. 33. Robert Johnson Died Poor and Unrecognized
  34. 34. Are you simply circulating culture?
  35. 35. Are you simply circulating culture? Or are you remixing the next great performer or writer into oblivion?
  36. 36. More Learning Corey Doctorow Lawrence Lessig William F. Gibson’s “Rocket Radio” Edward Felton James Surowiecki Clay Shirky Google This: “A Fairy Use Tale”
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