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Being There In The Unevenly Distributed Future

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Presentation for audiences of CogDogRoo Tour 2007 http://cogdogroo.wordpress.com

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Being There In The Unevenly Distributed Future

  1. 1. Being There in the unevenly distributed future Alan Levine The New Media Consortium
  2. 2. Who is Chance? <ul><li>“Being There” </li></ul><ul><li>(1979) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Standing on the Shoulders… cc licensed Flickr photo by mushon
  4. 4. disclaimer cc licensed Flickr photo by Adam Melancon
  5. 5. Send a Signal <ul><li>0432 496 183 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Start With The #*@% Demo! cc licensed Flickr photo by silentvale photos
  7. 7. Facing the Future… cc licensed Flickr photo by Eisenvater
  8. 8. Or Facing the Future? Flickr photo by Jon Pawley
  9. 9. Expert-iness
  10. 10. Trust and Truth
  11. 11. Standup and Shout cropped cc licensed flickr photo by Guy James I Don’t Have to be a technology expert!
  12. 12. How does it feel? cc Licensed flickr photo by carf
  13. 13. We are the network cc Licensed flickr photo by carf Expertise is in our networks
  14. 14. gapingvoid cartoon by Hugh MacLeod
  15. 15. Connectivism
  16. 16. Connectivism
  17. 17. what if?
  18. 18. Let’s Start with a Dumb Statement cc licensed Flickr photo by me
  19. 19. the internet is really big cc licensed Flickr photo by Foxicat Me at the Grand Canyon, Monday
  20. 20. Google Stopped Counting modified from cc licensed Flickr photo by pacek
  21. 21. Technorati: Blog Growth Technorati State of the Live Web, April 2007 1.4 bps 1.5M ppd 17 pps
  22. 22. Measure By Daffodils March 23, 2007: cc licensed flickr photo by cogdog (me!)
  23. 23. Seeing Networks cc Licensed flickr photo by dogfaceboy 18,000,000 facebook users! 44,000,000 90% of US college students have Facebook accounts, and half of them login every day. 11.4 million, or 33% of the Canadian population, has joined Facebook as of June 2007 Facebook’s Australian population grew by 80% in June 2007
  24. 24. “Being” in the network cc Licensed flickr photo by dogfaceboy
  25. 25. All of This for Everyone? cc Licensed flickr photo by kk+
  26. 27. A Riff on Cover Bands cc Licensed flickr photo by ognam
  27. 28. What I Learned from Johnny Cash
  28. 29. Advice Has A Shelf Life
  29. 30. The Dumbest Thing I’ve Heard of…
  30. 31. The Twitter Life Cycle CogDogBlog Apr 26, 2007
  31. 32. Twittery Demo <ul><li>Tweet via the web, IM, phone, app </li></ul><ul><li>Twittervision </li></ul><ul><li>RSS to Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Twittercamp </li></ul>
  32. 33. <ul><li>Library RSS Feed </li></ul><ul><li>Remote Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>John Edwards’ Friends </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity? </li></ul><ul><li>Can Twitter Save Lives? </li></ul><ul><li>Church Twittering </li></ul><ul><li>Server Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>ZombieAttack, TwitterLit </li></ul><ul><li>BookTwo </li></ul><ul><li>BBC, NPR, CNN, more </li></ul>Then It Gets Interesting
  33. 34. Really Interesting
  34. 35. How Twitter Creates a Social Sixth Sense Twitter and other constant-contact media create social proprioception. They give a group of people a sense of itself, making possible weird, fascinating feats of coordination. -- Clive Thomson, Wired June 2007 cc Licensed flickr photo by smallandround
  35. 36. Lessons Learned
  36. 37. Looking in From the Outside cc Licensed flickr photo by diluvium
  37. 38. Blaming Technology for Content cc Licensed flickr photo by Daniel Light
  38. 39. What you see… • Inane babbling What it affords • web+mobile ???? cc Licensed flickr photo by Cati Kaoe
  39. 40. Attributes 2.0 Implications <ul><li>Does ‘One’ Thing </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Inputs </li></ul><ul><li>One Click Connect </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Open API </li></ul><ul><li>Customizable </li></ul><ul><li>Focused (?) </li></ul><ul><li>Plays Well with Others </li></ul><ul><li>Friends / Contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Republish / Connect </li></ul><ul><li>New Free Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Personalize </li></ul>
  40. 41. Silly Cats
  41. 42. Did You Ever Think There is a Community For… cc Licensed flickr photo by me! Vegafitti Flickr Pool
  42. 43. “I Like To Watch”
  43. 44. Being Anywhere
  44. 45. Unknown Flowers cc Licensed flickr photo by me!
  45. 46. Commenting <ul><li>Comment Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>François Lachance (Comment Blogger) </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr Comment on 3 Year Old Photo </li></ul><ul><li>A Week in Feb 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr Contacts </li></ul><ul><li>cocomment </li></ul>cc Licensed flickr photo by copperhorse
  46. 47. And now for something completely different… but not so different
  47. 52. “Being” in Second Life NMC Campus Observer July 4 2006 Space Shuttle Lift Off
  48. 53. Theater Workshop NMC Campus Observer Second Life Theater Workshop
  49. 54. Gathering in SL NMC Campus
  50. 55. Too Much?
  51. 56. SNF
  52. 57. On “Keeping Ahead” Gardner Campbell, University of Mary Washington Vidya Ananthanarayanan , Trinity University Philip Long, MIT George Siemens, University of Manitoba
  53. 58. “ Being” Tips cc licensed flickr photo by Chris Seufert
  54. 59. Sense of Play cc licensed flickr photo by silentvale photos
  55. 60. Everyone’s Favorite Subject cc licensed flickr photo by Kevin Yezblick
  56. 61. May Not Know / See / Like Audience cc licensed flickr photo by Jeremy et al
  57. 62. Mistakes OK cc licensed flickr photo by mcmrbt “ If it drops, pick it up”
  58. 63. Document, Leave Tracks cc licensed flickr photo by icatus
  59. 64. Just Bring People Together cc licensed flickr photo by Farhang
  60. 65. Alfredo & Questions <ul><li>Where do we draw boundary between personal and academic? </li></ul><ul><li>What happens if we ignore what’s outside the walls? </li></ul><ul><li>Who drives decision making? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we engage / inspire without needing “control”? </li></ul>
  61. 66. Facing the Future… cc licensed Flickr photo by Eisenvater
  62. 67. Or Facing the Future? Flickr photo by Jon Pawley
  63. 68. Long Tail From photo of my friend Harry
  64. 69. I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else -- Winston Churchill cc licensed Flickr photo by otherthings
  65. 70. Launch Rotten Tomatoes cc Licensed flickr photo by exopetes [email_address] [email_address] http://cogdogblog.com/ http://del.icio.us/cogdog http://flickr.com/photos/cogdog http://sl.nmc.org/ http://www.nmc.org/ http://cogdogroo.wordpress.com/ http://dommy.com/ihaterunning http://cogdog.wikispaces.com/ http://www.bloglines.com/public/cogdog http://twitter.com/cogdog http://cogdogblog.pbwiki.com/ http://cogdog.suprglu.com/ http://www.cocomment.com/comments/cogdog http://feeds.feedburner.com/cogdogblog http://www.slideshare.net/cogdog
  66. 71. iGeneration: We are Part of It iGeneration Fan YouTube Video by mrobe05

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