Monthly Archives for October 2010

Peer-to-Peer Review and Its Aporias

Over the course of last week, a huge number of friends and colleagues of mine posted links and notes on Twitter and around the blogosphere about Mike O’Malley’s post on The Aporetic about crowdsourcing peer review. It probably goes without … Continue reading

25 October 2010 by KF
Categories: networks, publishing

The Stein Taxonomy

Bob Stein, founder of the Institute for the Future of the Book and key supporter of MediaCommons, has posted a provocation entitled “Proposing a Taxonomy of Social Reading,” in conjunction with his presentation at the Books in Browsers gathering, which … Continue reading

23 October 2010 by KF
Categories: publishing

IR 11.3

Keynote Nancy Baym, “This Song’s for You” – changes in music/entertainment industries being produced by internet visible in story of Nancy on her back porch on a Sunday morning requesting a song from an obscure Swedish musician busking in the … Continue reading

23 October 2010 by KF
Categories: conferences

IR 11.2

Utterly fell down on the notetaking/blogging job today, due to early frustration when the paper I’d shown up early for wasn’t presented, and then a long mid-day exhausted slump, and then desperate trying to marshal energy and focus for my … Continue reading

22 October 2010 by KF
Categories: conferences

IR 11.1.4

Session 4 Networking and Social Sites Robert Joseph Bodle, “Opening the social media ecosystem: the tenuous nature of interoperability, crossposting, and sharing among dominant social media sites, services and devices” – APIs as “the sex organs of open networking” – … Continue reading

21 October 2010 by KF
Categories: conferences

IR 11.1.3

A first in my conference-going experience: the first keynoter is sick in bed (get well, Jon Bing!), so the lecture hall is inhabited by sparse groups of folks chatting, Twitterfall on the screen. The break is not unwelcome, though for … Continue reading

21 October 2010 by KF
Categories: conferences

IR 11.1.2

Session 2: CMS Futures: The Way Ahead for Course Management Systems Alex Halavais, Jeremy Hunsinger, Ted Coopman, Helen Keegan – trying to avoid just bitching about Blackboard – certain benefits of a well-designed CMS: standardization of experience; modularization – but … Continue reading

21 October 2010 by KF
Categories: conferences

IR 11.1.1

Please note that what follows are my notes, taken as I listen. Anything weird in here should be assumed to be my fault, and not that of the speakers. Session 1: Identity: Finding Your Form Online Kelly Bergstrom, “A Troll … Continue reading

21 October 2010 by KF
Categories: conferences

#ir11

Today’s the first day of the eleventh annual conference of the Association of Internet Research, and the sixth of which I’ve attended. It’s lovely catching up with some of the folks I often see at these conferences, but also great … Continue reading

21 October 2010 by KF
Categories: blogging, conferences

On the Impossibility of Naive Reading

The recent New York Times Opinionator column by Robert Pippin, “In Defense of Naive Reading”, has had me thinking for the last week or so. I knew I wanted to respond right away, but I wasn’t sure how, exactly; there’s … Continue reading

20 October 2010 by KF
Categories: academia, pondering

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