Internet paradigm II: Distributed media and Meme Warfare

Media can be distributed thousands of ways across the internet. We have already covered some of the ways media is distributed through networks in last weeks blog post. This week we dove deeper into distributed media and discussed how memes can be used as a form of warfare. Distributed Media Distributed media refers to theContinue reading “Internet paradigm II: Distributed media and Meme Warfare”

Internet paradigm I: Networked Participation and Collective Intelligence

Network participation and collective intelligence are key factors in the distribution of knowledge on the internet today. Without it, people would not be able to bring their ideas together and learn from each other. Collective intelligence is all about the sharing ideas and knowledge among people online. “Collective intelligence is a form of universally distributedContinue reading “Internet paradigm I: Networked Participation and Collective Intelligence”

The Medium is the Message II: The Logic of Digital Production and the Network Economy

Similarly to last week, this week in BCM112 we talked about the medium being the message, however, we dove deeper in digital production and the economic network this week. One thing we learned was the difference between legacy and emergent media. Legacy media, such as books and newspapers is part of the industrial paradigm whichContinue reading “The Medium is the Message II: The Logic of Digital Production and the Network Economy”

The Medium is the Message I: The Internet Paradigm

In BCM112 this week, we unpacked the idea of the medium being the message. Before this lecture I always had the opinion that the medium had little value in the portrayal of the message and was more of a channel for the message. This assumption was completely flipped however when Marshall McLuhan‘s the medium isContinue reading “The Medium is the Message I: The Internet Paradigm”