Archive for February, 2009

Freesouls

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Joi Ito’s recently published Freesouls project includes online essays exploring social, political and educational aspects of the creative commons movement. Writers include Lawrence Lessig, Yochai Benkler and Howard Rheingold.

Spreadable Media

Friday, February 13th, 2009

The first instalment of Henry Jenkins’ new whitepaper with Xiaochang Li, Ana Domb Krauskopf and Joshua Green on ‘spreadable’ media has just been posted on his blog (with the remaining sections to follow). Largely situated within Jenkins’ continuing argument of a convergence culture, Part One describes how the biological metaphors of viral media and Memes Theory have been adopted to describe the transformation and mutation of media content in a participatory Web environment.