The Extroverted Reader

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The Extroverted Reader

  1. 1. Mathias Klang @klang67The extrovertedreader
  2. 2. Sumerian Logographs(c.a 4000bc)
  3. 3. “fndtlvsnvrydctngvrytmsmbdytrnsnthstgntththrrmndrdbk” Phoenician alphabet only consonants (2000 BC).
  4. 4. “ifindtelevisionveryeducatingeverytimesomebodyturnsonthesetigointotheotherroomandreadabook” Greeks added vowels (1000 BC)
  5. 5. “ifindtelevisionveryeducating.everytimesomebodyturnsontheset,igointotheotherroomandreadabook.”Aristophanes’ plays have punctuation (200 BC)
  6. 6. “Ifindtelevisionveryeducating.Everytimesomebodyturnsontheset,Igointotheotherroomandreadabook.” case appears c:a 700 AD Lower
  7. 7. Spaces between appear about 900 AD“I find television very educating. Every timesomebody turns on the set, I go into theother room and read a book.”
  8. 8. The silent voids
  9. 9. An unchangingmillennium
  10. 10. Screens, battery life, weight,1970s Xerox develops e-paper
  11. 11. 1993 2004 2010 1999 2002 2007 2009 2011
  12. 12. Only technology(spot the ethical dilemma?)
  13. 13. Control in digital world Law Contextual &programmed social rules Architecture Control in analogue world
  14. 14. What do we own?
  15. 15. Pushing connectivity
  16. 16. Social reading
  17. 17. To be social is to share…
  18. 18. Blogger 1999Google 1999 End of communications monopoly
  19. 19. The problem withstimuli
  20. 20. Whattechnology wants
  21. 21. if youre not paying for something,youre not the customer; youre theproduct being sold
  22. 22. What do the people who control whatwe can do, think?
  23. 23. A Squirrel Dying InYour Front Yard MayBe More Relevant To Your Interests Right Now Than People Dying In Africa Mark Zuckerberg
  24. 24. The bling factor
  25. 25. “My fear is that these technologies are infantilising the braininto the state of small children who are attracted by buzzing noises and bright lights, who have a small attention span and who live for the moment.”Prof. Susan Greenfield
  26. 26. Changing the marketplace
  27. 27. More information
  28. 28. User generated content
  29. 29. Personal data & walled gardens
  30. 30. Pricing models & purpose ofcopyright
  31. 31. Alternative marketplaces
  32. 32. Endless personal library
  33. 33. The social reader: can the infinite be shared?
  34. 34. Changing the writer
  35. 35. The Gutenberg Parenthesis
  36. 36. The conservative librarian "I have never renounced the old ways.” Lucius Malfoy
  37. 37. Hello toJason Isaacs
  38. 38. There is no book… there are stillreaders
  39. 39. Culture is inevitable,copyright is not
  40. 40. THANKS!
  41. 41. Mathias Klang klang@ituniv.se or @klang67 www.digital-rights.netImage & licensing info in the notes section of slides. Images at www.flickr.com (or specifically stated). This ppt licensed: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Download presentation www.slideshare.net/klang

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