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Assignment week 5


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Assignment week 5

  1. 1. <ul><li>Assignment for week 5 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Emma Rodríguez Zafra </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Manuel Bermúdez Terrada </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>“ Peer production of content will structurally alter production processes in the creative industry we examine on our blog” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  In our group we support the thesis and the terms introduced by Benkler as we believe that each person can contribute very little to create a great platform in any field such as passing as the SETI @ home program, where everyone from home with the remaining power of your computer may help to create a supercomputer </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>In this case, our blog, give an answer to the question raised by Max Weber, then we must focus on the impact of the creation by users, which are found throughout the world, of large networks by culture and the competence with traditional methods or those offered by large platforms. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Before starting I think we should see this picture, this map represents the Internet, we see that is formed by large interconnected communication networks, it´s that exactly what happens in this case with these networks of users, which form a network within another network necessary for the operation of the two. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Flexible. </li></ul><ul><li>Little bureaucracy </li></ul><ul><li>Horizontal operation </li></ul><ul><li>Without center </li></ul><ul><li>Multiplicity of actors </li></ul><ul><li>Lightness </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>On the Web can find great examples of these sites consist of different people in the field of culture, such as Youtube Channel in YoutubeEDU Groningen University with over 127 videos, 150 subscribers and more than 7,900 reproductions. If we leave a large network of users such as Youtube can find the other big network where people can share their knowledge, we speak of Wikimedia Foundation. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Wikimedia Foundation's mission is to unite people around the world to collect and develop educational content in the public domain. Allowing any human being can freely share the sum of all knowledge. And users around the world to join up online to share tastes, interests and opinions forming this great network of networks </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Meta wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Wiktionary </li></ul><ul><li>Wikibooks </li></ul><ul><li>Wikimedia commons </li></ul><ul><li>Wikinews… </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>To see this process of abandonment of traditional methods or large cultural platforms for accessing content made by everyone on the network we have chosen the best example we can see at this time; </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia vs traditional encyclopedia </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Encyclopedia (in Kyklos Greek paideia, &quot;education in a circle '). It originally referred to all disciplines of education: Grammar, Rhetoric, Music, Mathematics, Philosophy, Astronomy, and gymnastics. </li></ul><ul><li>Systematically collects all the contents of the various arts and sciences in one volume </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Giving rise to the modern notion of encyclopedia: </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Work, usually in several volumes or electronic form, which outlines the whole of human knowledge or science relating to a separate articles, usually arranged alphabetically&quot; </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>The &quot;Encyclopedia or Dictionary reasoned science, arts and crafts&quot; was released in 1750. </li></ul><ul><li>Edited by Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert. </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose: To oppose Trévoux Dictionary of the Jesuits and encourage the dissemination of the philosophy of the Enlightenment. </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Its origin is in the Scottish Enlightenment , was first published in Edinburgh Adam and Charles Black in 1768 </li></ul><ul><li>The Britannica was an extremely conservative publication. </li></ul><ul><li>Widely recognized as the most erudite encyclopedia of all published in English. </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>The Britannica has been published in 15 official editions . </li></ul><ul><li>The issues included half of the nineteenth century as the seminal research article on Egypt by Thomas Young, including the translation of the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone . </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>In 1974 he first introduced a general index . </li></ul><ul><li>In 1994 began the development of digital versions of the Britannica which are distributed through optical discs and online . </li></ul><ul><li>We can consult via the link: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Microsoft was responsible for carrying out the Encarta, the first edition dating from 1993 . </li></ul><ul><li>It was the best selling digital encyclopedia of the world </li></ul><ul><li>The full version is on CD ROM and DVD ROM. </li></ul><ul><li>The Encarta online encyclopedia in the English version of the United States has the ability to edit articles in a similar way to Wikipedia, but always with supervision of those responsible for the web. </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Today, instead of a closed system and payment, users opt for free, immediacy. </li></ul><ul><li>There are two million articles , thanks to the selfless contributions of its users, are part of the Wikipedia, compared to 40,000 from Encarta </li></ul><ul><li>Since 31 October 2009 , was closed both DVD and online versions (free and paid) </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>There are other websites where you can find free encyclopedias, but in no case have global coverage that has Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>It is more accessible and inclusive , offering the possibility for users to publish their own articles . </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia was initially drafted by a group of people, users are now collaborating in its creation. </li></ul><ul><li>But to what extent this fact is beneficial? We must remember that not everything can be published, we must realize that everything has to be revised, to get solid information, current and error free. </li></ul>