the culture and values of social media

Link roundup for February 25, 2009

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Great blog post from Hyphen Magazine about whitewashing in the movies: white actors in yellowface, or roles that were originally Asian but now played by white actors.


Link roundup for February 11, 2009

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From superstar Beth Kolko

Good for intro classes


Link roundup for February 4, 2009

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Great stuff.

Marketing twaddle about how great linkspam on Twitter is.


Link roundup for February 3, 2009

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On social network overload

SFGate story.


Link roundup for January 27, 2009

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Good for those marathon dissertation sessions.


Link roundup for January 15, 2009

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Terrific collection of papers, news, data, websites, conferences etc. all about social capital. Edited by Italian economist Fabio Sabatini.


Link roundup for January 8, 2009

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"We used to call them know-it-alls, debbie downers, Trekkies, or just plain douchebags."


Link roundup for January 6, 2009

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Syllabus about SV history.

Combined archive of images, letters, recordings, etc. from SV's history.

Note on Annalee Saxenian's book/ethnography of SV.

Must-read, lit nerds on Twitter.


Link roundup for November 23, 2008

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Whitepaper on Islam, Identity & Advertising, interviews w/ the author and followups.

Jezebel's take on this macabre microcelebrity.


Link roundup for November 22, 2008

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Anita Elberse crunches the data to argue against the popular business book.

This is an excellent example of new media tools reinforcing "traditional" forms of social status for women.

Social meter scans the major social websites to analyze a webpage's social popularity. Currently we scan Del.icio.us, Digg, Furl, Google, Jots, Linkroll, Netscape, Reddit, Shadows, Spurl, Technorati, and Yahoo My Web.

Zuckerberg interview.

Features Catharine Mackinnon and Tyler Cowen. I probably won't be in NYC then…