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TOD#9, My First Recession By Geert Lovink
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My First Recession starts after the party is over. This study maps the tran- sition of critical Internet culture from the mid to late 1990s Internet craze to the dotcom crash, the subsequent meltdown... More > of global financial markets and 9/11. In his discussion of the dotcom boom-and-bust cycle, Geert Lovink lays out the challenges faced by critical Internet culture today. In a series of case studies, Lovink meticulously describes the ambivalent attitude that artists and activists take as they veer back and forth between euphoria and skepticism. As a part of this process, Lovink examines the internal dynamics of virtual communities through an analysis of the use of moderation and “collaborative filtering” on mailing lists and weblogs. He also confronts the practical and theoretical problems that appear as artists join the growing number of new-media education programs.< Less
Beyond ICT4D - New Media Research in Uganda By Geert Lovink
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Beyond ICT4D: New Media Research in Uganda is a collection of ethnographic reports from diverse perspectives of those living at the other end of the African ICT pyramid. Crucially, these texts... More > refocus on the so-called “ICT4D” debate away from the standard western lens, which depicts users in the developing world as passive receivers of Western technological development, towards Ugandans whose use and production of technologies entail innovations from the ground up. It is this ‘other’ everyday point of view that is too often missing in the ICT4D debate: valuable voices that put technologies, projects and organizations into their proper context.< Less
Dynamics of Critical Internet Culture By Geert Lovink
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This study examines the dynamics of critical Internet culture after the medium opened to a broader audience in the mid 1990s. It is Geert Lovink’s PhD thesis, submitted late 2002, written in... More > between his two books on the same topic: Dark Fiber (2002) and My First Recession (2003). The core of the research consists of four case studies of non-profit networks: the Amsterdam community provider, The Digital City (DDS); the early years of the nettime mailinglist community; a history of the European new media arts network Syndicate; and an analysis of the streaming media network Xchange. The research describes the search for sustainable community network models in a climate of hyper growth and increased tensions and conflict concerning moderation and ownership of online communities.< Less
Video Vortex Reader II: Moving Images Beyond YouTube By Geert Lovink & Rachel Somers Miles
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A collection of texts that critically explore the rapidly changing landscape of online video and its use. With the success of YouTube and the rise of other online video sharing platforms, the moving... More > image has become expansively more popular on the Web, significantly contributing to the culture and ecology of the internet and our everyday lives. In response, the Video Vortex project continues to examine critical issues that are emerging around the production and distribution of online video content. Through contributions from scholars, artists, activists and many more, Video Vortex Reader II asks what is occurring within and beyond the bounds of Google's YouTube? How are the possibilities of online video, from the accessibility of reusable content to the internet as a distribution channel, being distinctly shaped by the increasing diversity of users taking part in creating and sharing moving images over the web?< Less
Critical Point of View: A Wikipedia Reader By Geert Lovink & Nathaniel Tkacz
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For millions of internet users around the globe, the search for new knowledge begins with Wikipedia. The encyclopedia’s rapid rise, novel organization, and freely offered content have been... More > marveled at and denounced by a host of commentators. Critical Point of View moves beyond unflagging praise, well-worn facts, the classic amateur versus expert debate, and questions of reliability and accuracy, to unveil the complex, messy, and controversial realities of a distributed knowledge platform.< Less
My Creativity Reader, A Critique of Creative Industries By Geert Lovink & Ned Rossiter
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about the book: The MyCreativity Reader is a collection of critical research into the creative industries. The material develops out of the MyCreativity Convention on Int. Creative Industries... More > Research held in Amsterdam, November 2006. This two-day conference sought to bring the trends and tendencies around the creative industries into critical question. The “creative industries” concept was initiated by the UK Blair government in 1997 to revitalise de-industrialised urban zones. Gathering momentum after being celebrated in Richard Florida’s best-seller The Creative Class (2002), the concept mobilised around the world as the zeitgeist of creative entrepreneurs and policy-makers. Despite the euphoria surrounding the creative industries, there has been very little critical research that pays attention to local and national and variations, working conditions, the impact of restrictive intellectual property regimes and questions of economic sustainability.< Less
Video Vortex Reader: Responses to YouTube By Geert Lovink & Sabine Niederer
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about the book: The VV Reader is the first collection to deal with the rapidly emerging world of online video. After years of talk about digital convergence and crossmedia platforms we now witness... More > the merger of the Internet and television at a pace no-one predicted. Contributions from scholars, artists and curators evolved from the first two Video Vortex conferences, which focused on responses to YouTube. contributors: Tilman Baumgärtel,Jean Burgess,Dominick Chen,Sarah Cook,Sean Cubitt,Stefaan Decostere,Thomas Elsaesser,David Garcia,Alexandra Juhasz,Nelli Kambouri and Pavlos Hatzopoulos,Minke Kampman,Seth Keen,Sarah Késenne,Marsha Kinder,Patricia Lange,Elizabeth Losh,Geert Lovink,Andrew Lowenthal,Lev Manovich,Adrian Miles,Matthew Mitchem,Sabine Niederer,Ana Peraica,Birgit Richard,Keith Sanborn,Florian Schneider,Tom Sherman,Jan Simons,Thomas Thiel,Vera Tollmann,Andreas Treske,Peter Westenberg. supported by: Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, School of Design and Communication, and XS4ALL.< Less
Video Vortex Reader: Responses to YouTube By Geert Lovink & Sabine Niederer
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about the book: The VV Reader is the first collection to deal with the rapidly emerging world of online video. After years of talk about digital convergence and crossmedia platforms we now witness... More > the merger of the Internet and television at a pace no-one predicted. Contributions from scholars, artists and curators evolved from the first two Video Vortex conferences, which focused on responses to YouTube. contributors: Tilman Baumgärtel,Jean Burgess,Dominick Chen,Sarah Cook,Sean Cubitt,Stefaan Decostere,Thomas Elsaesser,David Garcia,Alexandra Juhasz,Nelli Kambouri and Pavlos Hatzopoulos,Minke Kampman,Seth Keen,Sarah Késenne,Marsha Kinder,Patricia Lange,Elizabeth Losh,Geert Lovink,Andrew Lowenthal,Lev Manovich,Adrian Miles,Matthew Mitchem,Sabine Niederer,Ana Peraica,Birgit Richard,Keith Sanborn,Florian Schneider,Tom Sherman,Jan Simons,Thomas Thiel,Vera Tollmann,Andreas Treske,Peter Westenberg. supported by: Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, School of Design and Communication, and XS4ALL.< Less
My Creativity Reader, A Critique of Creative Industries By Geert Lovink & Ned Rossiter
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about the book: The MyCreativity Reader is a collection of critical research into the creative industries. The material develops out of the MyCreativity Convention on Int. Creative Industries... More > Research held in Amsterdam, November 2006. This two-day conference sought to bring the trends and tendencies around the creative industries into critical question. The “creative industries” concept was initiated by the UK Blair government in 1997 to revitalise de-industrialised urban zones. Gathering momentum after being celebrated in Richard Florida’s best-seller The Creative Class (2002), the concept mobilised around the world as the zeitgeist of creative entrepreneurs and policy-makers. Despite the euphoria surrounding the creative industries, there has been very little critical research that pays attention to local and national and variations, working conditions, the impact of restrictive intellectual property regimes and questions of economic sustainability.< Less
Unlike Us Reader By Geert Lovink & Miriam Rasch
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The Unlike Us Reader offers a critical examination of social media, bringing together theoretical essays, personal discussions, and artistic manifestos. How can we understand the social media we use... More > everyday, or consciously choose not to use? We know very well that monopolies control social media, but what are the alternatives? While Facebook continues to increase its user population and combines loose privacy restrictions with control over data, many researchers, programmers, and activists turn towards designing a decentralized future. Through understanding the big networks from within, be it by philosophy or art, new perspectives emerge.< Less

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