Last month the Redeye Network asked me to talk at their Lightbox Project. The photographers present wanted to explore new ways to get their work seen. It got me thinking about their desired outcome. I assumed they either want their work to be seen as a form of self promotion, or there are messages in their work that they want to promote. Any photographer looking to make a career out of their … [Read more...] about How Photographers Can Cut Through The Noise.
The Future of Audioboo is Uncertain
The future of Audioboo is uncertain. Like most online spaces. But Audioboo isn't like most online spaces. This page of blurted sentiment and opinion will probably seem a bit much to some. Perhaps I'm over reacting because something I deeply care about is threatened. I first blogged about Audioboo four years ago, not long after it's launch. I embraced it immediately, wholeheartedly, and … [Read more...] about The Future of Audioboo is Uncertain
Audiences Norway 2011
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The Isolated – Are you one?
Not sure if you have read this article in the Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/jan/22/social-networking-cyber-scepticism-twitter It's a new article based on and old statement that's been floating around for a while. I imagine it resurfaced due to the book 'Alone Together' hitting the UK shelves soon. Either that or there is little new to report on. For those that only use … [Read more...] about The Isolated – Are you one?
(This blog post also exists in shorter form on the Guardian's website.) 2010 saw massive adoption of social media channels. Not all the right ones in my mind but nevertheless people were saturating themselves with the social web and it felt almost normal to be a geek. We learnt that changing your avatar green just stopped your friends recognising you. Politicians are as engaging online as they … [Read more...] about Into 2011