Nora Young, Spark
What mainstream media can learn from social media Transparency – we’ve learned not to be protective –
Show parts of invus not normally broadcast
Using twitter - info medium, but sometimes use to develop story ideas.
Change of culture of the book – linear, to web
From indiv perspective to collaborative.
As big as shift from oral to book culture
Mcluhanite ecology of information
73m people in china access web only through phones
broader technological shift – virtual meeting real
new apps: - poken - touchatag - smart posters
what happens when perpetual info
doesn't have to be detached from geography – hyperlocal – the neighbourhood
use number crunching in local - crime map – uk home office using
complexity of social relationship
sustainability alec steffan – access to info, to change way we consume from buying objects to sharing – eg. an electric drill – average person uses it for v limited amout in their life –
change in consumption patterns through info
Jennifer vandermere – green activist – innovation strategist – gap: between what people say they want and what they buy. – can only close gap by bringing designers closer to consumers – better marriage of information – beyond focus groups -
Clay sherkey –
Andrew keen – the cult of the amateur - I think he’s wrong
teh funny Rob Cottingham Socialsignal.com/n2s
Host city for the 2010 olympic riots
What makes social media funny
Podcast – funny or not?
End-user license agreements?
Collaboralot – private beta
Blogging - monetizing blog
Mental Health Illness and Social Media
Acute pluracy – inflammation between 2 linings in lung
what do people use.
Interesting discussion about online etiquette. Whether it’s ok to not reply to an IM. Some people say it’s ok, some think it’s person specific. – majority of people think it’s ok – but IM has changed a lot –now you can see when people are typing and when they seem to have stopped mid message.
IM as a presence application
Nearly nobody spends time in SL here.