Blogs, wikis and creative innovationJohn Quiggin Pippa Lyons - 310322782 ARIN6912 Digital Research and Publishing
The Rise of The Internet Everyone will be their own publisher, with the capacity to broadcast their thoughts on any topic, share their creative contributions and talk about whatever is important in their daily lives
The Publishing Paradigm Books exist in a tangible form the reader can have a physical experience with Could e-books fall into the current paradigm?
Blogs A personal webpage in a journal format A blog post serves to initiate conversation, held in public view, rather than as a discrete piece of communication from author to reader The Glamourai Healthy Tipping Point Ambit Gambit
"These days, to have one finger on the fashion pulse, you need to have the other one on your computer mouse, reading (or writing) the latest blogs." Kelly Framelfor D & G Tavi at Dior A/W 09 BryanBoy with Anna Wintour
Wikis Designed to facilitate editing and writing by as many people as possible Collection of pages, which are usually highly interconnected via hyperlinks Wikipedia
The New Media Blogs and wikis have begun to establish themselves as reputable, industrious and widespread as traditional media
Who Owns The Information? Intellectual property? Or Intellectual commons?
“Blogs and wikis are highly significant, but more as instances of a new mode of communication than as a direct replacement for existing communications media.” John Quiggin
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