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Diy Culture

  1. 1. DIY Media and Collaboration KCB201 Virtual Cultures Barry Saunders [email_address]
  2. 2. Long history of DIY <ul><li>Media </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Electronics </li></ul><ul><li>Film </li></ul>
  3. 3. Zines and pamphlets
  4. 4. Punk and folk
  5. 5. Community radio and TV
  6. 6. Indymedia
  7. 7. Blogging
  8. 8. Electronics
  9. 9. Open source software
  10. 10. Blender
  11. 11. Citizen journalism <ul><li>Youdecide2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-format citizen journalism project </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlocal </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone could join and participate </li></ul>
  12. 12. Youdecide2007 YouDecide2007 Video interview http://www.youdecide2007.org/content/view/377/101/
  13. 13. Livejournal and fanfic
  14. 14. webcomics
  15. 15. Current TV
  16. 16. Current TV Sony Ad http://current.com/items/76314302_sony_v_cam_transformation
  17. 17. Swarm of Angels
  18. 18. Archive.org
  19. 19. machinima Red Vs Blue http://rvb.roosterteeth.com/archive/
  20. 20. Ask a ninja Killacon http://askaninja.com/classickillacon?video=flash
  21. 21. Sky Captain <ul><li>Trailer created at home with homemade bluescreen and Macintosh Iici </li></ul><ul><li>Used to generate interest in film financing </li></ul>
  22. 22. Flickr
  23. 23. Flickr - HDR http://www.flickr.com/groups/hdr/
  24. 24. Johnathon Coulton Still Alive http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWUcVj31QaM
  25. 25. 1000 true fans <ul><li>Idea that 1000 fans are sufficient to have a successful (as in, sustainable) career </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced entry and development costs </li></ul><ul><li>Johnathon Coulton is an example of this </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. kk .org/thetechnium/archives/2008/03/1000_true_fans. php </li></ul>
  26. 26. Nine Inch Nails <ul><li>Encouraged piracy of his album when he found out the price in Australia </li></ul><ul><li>No longer on label </li></ul><ul><li>Made album at home studio in 10 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>sold online for $5 - $300 </li></ul><ul><li>Made $1.6 million in first week. </li></ul>
  27. 27. DIY <ul><li>Long history </li></ul><ul><li>More popular in economy with lowered costs of entry </li></ul><ul><li>Pathway to professional work </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy for established professionals to lower costs, reach audiences in a different way </li></ul>
  28. 28. Links from slides <ul><li>http://zinebook.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.zinegeek.com/?page_id=127 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.4zzzfm.org.au </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.31.com.au/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nirs.org.au/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://indymedia.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://boingboing.net </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.popularmechanics.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.makezine.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.chumby.com/ </li></ul>
  29. 29. links <ul><li>http://www.us.debian.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ubuntu.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.blender.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://youdecide2007.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://livejournal.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://pvponline.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://dieselsweeties.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://current.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://aswarmofangels.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://archive.org </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>http://rvb.roosterteeth.com/home.php </li></ul><ul><li>http://askaninja.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.skycaptain.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/groups/hdr/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.jonathancoulton.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWUcVj31QaM </li></ul><ul><li>http://ghosts.nin.com/ </li></ul>

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