SMSC at ISEA2009

Sunday, September 13th, 2009 by Jeremy

I recently travelled to Belfast to attend the International Symposium on Electronic Art and to give a short presentation on the Social Media for Social Change project.

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Um, Where’s the Media?

Sunday, July 26th, 2009 by Jeremy

Well, we needed to first understand fundamental ideas about how people relate to each other in the public sphere so that we can begin to develop the technology and media aspects of the project.

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The NIMBY Game: More Prototyping

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009 by Jeremy

A more refined paper prototype of the game.

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About the Project

Social Media for Social Change is a design research project that investigates how networked technologies and social media may be used to create hybrid public spaces where civic discourse and meaningful participation are facilitated, organized, and nurtured at a grass-roots level. This project is a collaboration between faculty and students at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and the Action Mill, who create non-violent direct actions, events, websites, products and other tools for progressive organizations, grassroots groups and campaigns. Read More →

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  • On June 17, 2009, Jeremy wrote: Yes, the problem with extremist, polarizing positions is that the subtleties and complexities that...
  • On May 7, 2009, Nick Jehlen wrote: This scenario sounds great - I think you’ve mapped out a really clean way to try this out....
  • On May 7, 2009, Jethro Heiko wrote: Oh, this is very exciting. And I love the drawing, it is worth some number of words, possibly more than...
  • On April 28, 2009, Alie wrote: I completely agree with Jeremy about the cues that are present in real world encounters and seem to be...
  • On April 28, 2009, Jethro Heiko wrote: I am fascinated by the hybrid public space/networked messier space. Such a result of our work to this...

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