Contagions in Twitter vs. Blogs vs. Podcasting

crossposted to snc.digpins.org After experiencing Nicky Case’s The Wisdom and Madness of Crowds I started thinking about the what a particular method of communication could be important in spreading complicated ideas or concepts. The stuff Case talks about in The Wisdom and Madness of Crowds is not specific to any particular online or offline or type of media, so I’m going to apply this type of thinking to Twitter, blogging, and podcasting and see if I can come up with any interest comparisons or contrasts....

January 20, 2019 · 4 min

Digital Identity and Media Consumption

crossposted to snc.digpins.org Typically when we talk about digital identity we focus on our digital footprint or what we leave behind on the web. Lately, I have been thinking about how what I consume on the web affects me, or how my “online” self affects my “offline” self. I have always enjoyed reading news articles and blog posts on the internet. I’ve made a habit of frequently reading blogs and news sites on various topics that interest me (mostly tech, education and music) since high school....

January 14, 2019 · 5 min

My Visitor and Resident Map

crossposted to snc.digpins.org I am participating in #DigPINS and our first week is about digital identity. We were asked to create a Visitors and Residents Map which is a nice visual way of describing the way we interact and engage with different tools on the web. Here is mine: I chose to include Youtube and Podcasts on this map, because even though I consume that stuff more than I create it, I have dabbled with producing podcasts and Youtube videos (for work)....

January 9, 2019 · 1 min