Tag Archives: Facebook

Building a community

You know, I have been thinking about community a  lot lately. A few weeks ago, Vaneeesa posted an interesting commentary on Facebook. In Feeding the Zuck she stated “When you participate at Facebook, yes you have easy, free access to the world’s greatest baby photo sharing site, but you don’t really build a community, you mostly […]

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The Facebook Says: Culture & Technology

SUBMERGED WITHIN THE ACOUSTIC TONES OF YOUR DIAL-UP INTERNET, 14 July — On Thursday I asked a few Facebook Friends a question about Culture. Here are the responses so far. Thank you so much to everyone who’s participated. In a March talk at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, columnist Virginia Heffernan opined, “Every […]

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Mark Zuckerberg leaning up against a wall with a bright smile on his face. On the wall is the word "facebook" with an arrow which, in the composition of the photo, points to Zuckerberg

Feeding the Zuck

MENLO PARK, CA, 19 July — Mixed reality artist Kristine Schomaker joined the iRez group of authors today and posted a wonderful report on her “Mixed Reality Haircut” from Saturday. In just a couple of hours the post had already received 33 “likes” on Facebook, and 4 “likes” here on the blog itself. That’s sort […]

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iRez on Facebook

MENLO PARK, 22 June — Today this blog, I Rez Therefore I Am, has put up a beach hut on the shores of Facebook. Come on down, we’re serving complimentary mai tais & pupus, and we’re sure you’ll “like” it here. Kathleen Cool is working as we speak on a post about The Blog as […]

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The Facebook Says: Art 2

THE HAGUE, 21 June — After publishing the first batch of responses to The Facebook Says: Art • The Facebook Says: Art 1 more responses continued to come in. So here for your reading pleasure is, The Facebook Says: Art 2! I’ll ask another The Facebook Says question in a month. If we’re not “friends” […]

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The Facebook Says: Art

THE HAGUE, 16 June — On Thursday I asked a few Facebook Friends a question about art. It’s now Saturday, 48 hours later, and the wave of replies has subsided, so it seems like a good time to hit the “publish” button. I hope I didn’t lose anyone in my messy FB message box; I […]

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Girls Around Me

REBLOG, 4 April — The meteoric rise of iPhone App Girls Around Me to, well, deletion… has been the buzz of the blogosphere this week. But have many well meaning bloggers gotten the analysis of this techno-cultural issue completely wrong? Many posts have decried the invasion of privacy, even though the app only mashed up […]

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Vaneeesa Blaylock

INSIDE MARK ZUCKERBERG’S GLOBAL BRAIN, 4 April — Meet Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, and last, but certainly not least, Vaneeesa Blaylock. In almost 3 years, 2 years and 11 months to be precise, 1,068 days to be more precise, since joining Facebook on 2 May […]

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Equal Protection

  MENLO PARK, CA, 28 May — It’s heartbreaking to realize that Facebook can be so inclusive to one oppressed minority as the above LGBTQ “It Gets Better” video clearly demonstrates, even as, one week ago, Facebook committed avatar genocide. “Avatar Genocide”?? I get it. Words like “Genocide” and “Slavery” are enormously powerful words that […]

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Revolution 2.0

OMG February 2011 – What a month! Last week Social Media was at the heart of regime change in Egypt… this week an IBM supercomputer is facing the 2 greatest champions in the history of Jeopardy… Ghonim described the revolution as “like Wikipedia,” and one can’t help but notice the resonance Watson has with Wikipedia… […]

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http://diasporadical.com/2010/12/16/time-person-of-the-year-is-zuckerberg-not-assange/ http://www.hulu.com/watch/202005/saturday-night-live-a-message-from-mark-zuckerberg It was really only a few years ago that everything I produced was Copyright All Rights Reserved. Then I met Jay Dedman. Then I met Micki Krimmel. Then I met Jon Phillips. Then I met Richard Stallman. Then I timidly dipped my toe in the waters of Creative Commons Non-Commercial Share-Alike. And for […]

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733 Friends

As the rather dramatic image above shows, my SL Network is so big (number of peeps and density of interconnections) that the SL “bolus” has become “me” and pushed all other connections out much like a star gone nova creating an annular nebula!

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