Mernits asks us what do you not know and what do you want to know

“Any community that is large and diverse, will have sub-communities” says Elisa, but these sub-communities need rules that apply to everyone to lead to express disagreement without flaming. Blogher did not “silo” women’s interests. Members hop around from topics. Knitting and mommy blogs were here examples of different communities and you should be social online […]

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Talking unconference at one that isn’t structured that way

An audience member noted that the online back channels are valuable. The big-screen has the Weme twitter posts, that is one kind of back-channel. Someone noted that back channels can become snarky and degenerate. Someone else noted that the unconference needs direction that is subtle or at least different than we are often used to. […]

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Social World Panel

This is a good panel but it has been a long day. After this panel, the Mojito in the Grove session. Dean Isaac Prilleltensky, Dean UM School of Education starts with an anecdote about women in Kerala, India, and a sense of well-being that began long ago, and resulted literacy as high as a developed […]

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Print Reincarnated con’t.

Who are the new players in the industries and will they take all the money out of it (before the existing corporations) are big points as this discussion wraps up. In countries where there is not literary tradition (print) it is oppty to create a whole new form of media consumption. In China the newspaper […]

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Print Reincarnated

Richard Sarnoff and William C. Weiss who laugh at being characterized as “the suits.” Digital reading goes on today, and in Japan, for example, the best-sellers are cellphone novels. There is no such thing as a print publisher today vs. digital publisher. Sarnoff: Takes issues with some storytelling comments from previous session. Book industry has […]

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Print is Dead

Audience member points out that most of the worlds’ population is illiterate. He spoke of the power of image and video as an image magnifier and that is way media is going (to video and image, from print.) What is audience’s involvement with media — world is more and more corporate and that filtered “down […]

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Print is Dead

Jeff on storytelling: “People want to play a part in their stories.” Books were seen in the past as interactive. With video and other digital images being more interactive, the book now seems passive. Roger Black: In web, “me media” you are stitching together your own story. Media may be the problem because it denies […]

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Tipping Point live blog con’t.

Andrew is talking now about access and connectivity. Ten billion people will be connected in the next ten years. access and connectivity knowing and discovery (how do we apply knowl that is at our fingertips?) transacting — power of people as in ebay, but also power of advertising is changing especially in the balance of […]

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