Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Behind the Scenes:Information Flows in NetworksKarine Nahonkarineb@uw.eduhttp://eKarine.org AND http://SoMeLab.nethttp://t...
Information Flows andSocial Structure•  ReproductionAnd at the same time:•  Transformation
Information flows challengeinstitutions and fundamentallytransform the structures ofinstitutions and powerrelations among ...
Source:http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/the-pepper-spraying-cop-meme
‫תקציביות‬ ‫העברות‬
Empowering open, equal anddecentralized platforms, whereusers have a critical role
Maybe more open andempoweredbut not equal
•  The power law•  Homophily•  Fragmentation and polarization•  Following the herd•  Network gatekeeping•  Digital Divides
Market Share of Search EnginesSearch	  Engines	  10/02 1/03 5/04 12/08 12/10 8/11 9/12 3/13Google	   20.1	   33	   36.8	  ...
Worldwide	  smartphone	  operaLng	  system	  (OS)	  market	  share	  in	  2009-­‐2015,	  according	  to	  Gartner	  OS	  	...
•  4 blog categories
Homophily andFragmentationDailyKosHuffington PostTalking Points MemoFiredoglakeCrooks And LiarsWashington MonthlyPandagonA...
Followingthe Herd
Network Gatekeeping•  Editors 83,000•  Men: 91%•  Education: 65% percentile•  Who creates content?
Communal Gatekeeping(The 7th eye, 2011)
(source: Getty Images,FARS, ABC News)
Some Democratic Illusions•  The mass: a mass or a micro?•  Big numbers = objective information?•  Wisdom of the crowd: doe...
More Democratic Illusions•  Towards which direction is the herd heading?•  Is the individual voice lost being part of thew...
What Can we do?•  Democracy by design•  Increasing inclusive participation•  Institutionalize the process of transformingp...
Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks
Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks
Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks
Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks
Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks
Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks
Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks
Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks
Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks
Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks
Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks
Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks

246

Published on

#CeDEM13 day 2 afternoon, Keynotes

Published in: Technology, Design
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
246
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "Karine Nahon, Behind the scenes: Information flows in networks"

  1. 1. Behind the Scenes:Information Flows in NetworksKarine Nahonkarineb@uw.eduhttp://eKarine.org AND http://SoMeLab.nethttp://twitter.com/karineb
  2. 2. Information Flows andSocial Structure•  ReproductionAnd at the same time:•  Transformation
  3. 3. Information flows challengeinstitutions and fundamentallytransform the structures ofinstitutions and powerrelations among stakeholders.
  4. 4. Source:http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/the-pepper-spraying-cop-meme
  5. 5. ‫תקציביות‬ ‫העברות‬
  6. 6. Empowering open, equal anddecentralized platforms, whereusers have a critical role
  7. 7. Maybe more open andempoweredbut not equal
  8. 8. •  The power law•  Homophily•  Fragmentation and polarization•  Following the herd•  Network gatekeeping•  Digital Divides
  9. 9. Market Share of Search EnginesSearch  Engines  10/02 1/03 5/04 12/08 12/10 8/11 9/12 3/13Google   20.1   33   36.8   62.9   84.6   82.8   85.15   67.5  Yahoo   19.6   24   26.6   16.8   6.7   6.6   7.3   12.1  MSN   19.3   19   14.5   9.8          Bing   -­‐               3.3   3.8   4   16.7  AOL   13.5   12   12.8   4.1          Baidu   -­‐               3.4   4.8   1.65  Ask’s   2.6       72.5   88   90.7   93.6   98   98   98.1   98.9  Sources: Alexa, Netmarketshare, search engine watch
  10. 10. Worldwide  smartphone  operaLng  system  (OS)  market  share  in  2009-­‐2015,  according  to  Gartner  OS    2009  market  share  2010  market  share  2011  market  share  Android   3.9%   22.7%   38.5%  BlackBerry   19.9%   16.0%   13.4%  iOS   14.4%   15.7%   19.4%  Symbian   46.9%   37.6%   19.2%  Windows  Phone/Mobile  8.7%   4.2%   5.6%  Others   6.1%   3.8%   3.9%  Total  smartphones  sold  172  million  297  million  468  million  Source:  Gartner  (April  2011)    90.5%Source:  NetMarketShare    ‫ם‬‫דפדפני‬95.7%
  11. 11. •  4 blog categories
  12. 12. Homophily andFragmentationDailyKosHuffington PostTalking Points MemoFiredoglakeCrooks And LiarsWashington MonthlyPandagonAmerica BlogFive ThirtyEightDigbyFeministingJuan ColeOpen LeftTalk LeftShakespeares SisterSadly, No!MyDDEzra KleinHot AirGateway PunditNewsbustersPowerline BlogAnn AlthouseJawa ReportPattericos PontificationsIMAORed StateQandO
  13. 13. Followingthe Herd
  14. 14. Network Gatekeeping•  Editors 83,000•  Men: 91%•  Education: 65% percentile•  Who creates content?
  15. 15. Communal Gatekeeping(The 7th eye, 2011)
  16. 16. (source: Getty Images,FARS, ABC News)
  17. 17. Some Democratic Illusions•  The mass: a mass or a micro?•  Big numbers = objective information?•  Wisdom of the crowd: does it represent thepopulation?•  Does a ‘like’ influence decision?•  Openness and participation = equality?•  Participation = deliberation?
  18. 18. More Democratic Illusions•  Towards which direction is the herd heading?•  Is the individual voice lost being part of thewisdom of the crowd?•  Demanding (uncontrollable) transparency –where do we stop?•  Endless/Ubiquitous information – but whereis the power?
  19. 19. What Can we do?•  Democracy by design•  Increasing inclusive participation•  Institutionalize the process of transformingparticipation to decision-making•  Transparency-oriented applications•  Collaboration: people, civil society, privatesector and government
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×