Archive for the ‘process’ Category

SMSC at ISEA2009

Posted on Sunday, September 13th, 2009 by Jeremy in process | Comments Off

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.

Um, Where’s the Media?

Posted on Sunday, July 26th, 2009 by Jeremy in process, prototype | Comments Off

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.

Anticipation

Posted on Friday, May 8th, 2009 by Ona in process | Comments Off

I think I’ve waited so long to write about SMSC because I was more curious to read about other’s feelings first.

The Space of Embodied Anonymity

Posted on Sunday, April 26th, 2009 by Jeremy in process | 2 Comments »

There’s just so much slippage between public space and networked space as I’ve attempted to delineate them.

Online Group Chat Experiment (v. 1)

Posted on Tuesday, April 14th, 2009 by Jeremy in process, prototype | 2 Comments »

We conducted our first experiment to better understand the behavior of people participating in an online group chat.

Building the Game

Posted on Sunday, March 1st, 2009 by Jeremy in process, prototype | Comments Off

We’ve begun to design a game that we believe can be used to improve the nature of civil discourse within the context of social media and networked technologies. Watch the video of our conversation.

Limited language

Posted on Saturday, February 21st, 2009 by Nick in process, research | 1 Comment »

We talked a bit in our last meeting about working with limited vocabulary and how it can change communication. This is an extension of one of my favorite design tools: rules.

A Criteria for the Net-public Sphere

Posted on Saturday, February 21st, 2009 by Jeremy in process, research | 1 Comment »

I want to emphasize a more nuanced assessment of online deliberations in order to avoid overly pessimistic assumptions about such interactions.

Research LOL!

Posted on Monday, February 9th, 2009 by Jeremy in process, research | 3 Comments »

In which Jeremy and Nick IM about the SMSC project, Star Trek, Borges and other ephemera in the most civilized manner.

SMSC Refresh

Posted on Thursday, January 29th, 2009 by Jeremy in process | Comments Off

After a long hiatus, the SMSC project has been reconfigured and restarted.

Technology Is a Tool

Posted on Saturday, August 2nd, 2008 by Jeremy in process, research | 2 Comments »

…and the tools one chooses are dependent upon the problems and goals at hand.

A Difficult Decision

Posted on Thursday, July 31st, 2008 by Jeremy in process | Comments Off

Regretfully, our trip to India had to be canceled.

Embracing the Question Mark

Posted on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008 by Ona in process | Comments Off

To India I go, armed with only an eraser for my mind’s black board.

Designing Social Media for Social Change

Posted on Friday, July 11th, 2008 by Jeremy in process, research | Comments Off

How can networked media and technology be employed effectively in the service of grassroots organizing?