“While prevailing histories of the early internet tend to focus on state-sponsored experiments such as ARPANET, the history of bulletin-board systems reveals the popular origins of computer-mediated social life.”
Kevin Driscoll presents how the history of bulletin-board systems reveals the popular origins of computer-mediated social life.
MIT Sloan’s Sinan Aral will argue that a new science of online identity could help guide our business, platform design, and social policy decisions in light of the rising importance of online reputation and social influence.
How is digital technology generating counterpublics — categories of identity and belonging in opposition to established norms of personhood or community?
Submissions accepted on a rolling basis until Friday, March 1, 2013.
John Bryant on revision studies, adaptation, translation, creativity, appropriation, and cultural difference in the ethics and editing of revision.
“I would never have imagined in July 2009 that by 2011, I would be sitting at the Google office in Bangalore, giving a talk to the Indian Gayglers.”