Dan Gilmor – “The Former Audience”Tim O’Reilly, “the architecture of participation” (see Shirky, Here Comes Everybody, p. 17)IMAGE: Obama in Germany http://www.flickr.com/photos/barackobamadotcom/2699346313/sizes/o
Digital literacy = using & engaging around content, not just drinking it all in (which is impossible)60 Billion e-mails a Day75 Million Blogs80 Million YouTube Videos – 412 years to watch! (But 13 new hours / minute)6.4 Billion Google Searches / Month13 Million Wikipedia Articles (280k+ Contributors)“Information Hydrant,” http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2595497078/
Being knowledgeable is no longer sufficient.
With so much information, we need new tools.Really Simple SyndicationThe content you want, where you want it, updated automagically.
“BEFORE THE GUTENBERG PARENTHESIS: ELIZABETHAN-AMERICAN COMPATIBILITIES,” Tom Pettitt, University of Southern Denmarkhttp://web.mit.edu/comm-forum/mit5/papers/pettitt_plenary_gutenberg.pdf