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TweetChat

THE TWITTERVERSE, 15 August — I’ve just finished my 2nd “TweetChat.” I do love Twitter, and TweetChat is a cool platform for turning Twitter into a group discussion. Still, it’s a strange space to me. This Tweetchat was with Games MOOC, and the 1st was with Arts Management Chat. Both fantastic groups of smart, engaged, […]

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How Do You Spell Vaneeesa?

MIAMI, 27 July — What’s in a name? @vaneeesa change your username you slut — alexis.☯ (@alexiss_red) July 27, 2012

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One Frame Storytelling: The tortured non-artist effect

There was a thread on Twitter yesterday about art being a natural human capability rather than the arcane tool of a small group of creatives. @callmeSheBear “I actually used to think that way-that creativity was something only “special” people had. I was wrong.” @chesnut_rau “Through SL I have learned “creative” is not a closed door […]

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I Share Therefore I Am

Every single tweet we send, no matter what its overt topic, is part of an ongoing story we are telling about ourselves. Part of the addictive nature of social networks is the compulsion to stay alive in the minds of our audience. We’ve transformed ourselves psychologically from private citizens to public figures on the stage […]

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Bullshit on Demand

THE HAGUE, 9 April — Vaneeesa Blaylock’s skill at detecting bullshit, or at least her glee at convincing herself that she does, have gained a wide following. Recently paid £500 to determine whether or not Clipix and SocialBro are or are not in fact BULLSHIT!!!, Blaylock’s research is today being released for free to you, […]

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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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