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Blog Entry Activism: Unraveling the Term
by Maesy Angelina published Mar 10, 2011 last modified May 14, 2015 12:25 PM — filed under: , , , ,
After discussing Blank Noise’s politics and ways of organizing, the current post explores whether activism is still a relevant concept to capture the involvement of people within the collective. I explore the questions from the vantage point of the youth actors, through conversations about how they relate with the very term of activism.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Blog Entry Watson knows the Question
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 11, 2011 last modified May 14, 2015 12:24 PM — filed under: ,
Now that an algorithm has given humans a run for their money on a quiz show, it’s time to rethink the idea of a machine. A fortnightly column on ‘Digital Natives’ authored by Nishant Shah is featured in the Sunday Eye, the national edition of Indian Express, Delhi, from 19 September 2010 onwards. This article was published on March 6, 2011.
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Blog Entry Re:wiring Bodies: Call for Review
by Nishant Shah published Dec 17, 2009 last modified Apr 03, 2015 10:50 AM — filed under: , , ,
Dr. Asha Achuthan's research project on "Rewiring Bodies" is a part of the Researchers @ Work Programme at the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore. From her vantage position, straddling the disciplines of medicine an Cultural Studies, through a gendered perspective. Dr. Achutan historicises the attitudes, imaginations and policies that have shaped the Science-Technology debates in India, to particularly address the ways in which emergence of Internet Technologies have shaped notions of gender and body in India.
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Blog Entry The Attention Economy - A Brief Introduction
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 22, 2010 last modified Apr 03, 2015 10:48 AM — filed under: , , , ,
This post examines attention economy as a brief prelude to a paper and monograph to be published on it. It examines the current theses on attention economy and a few approaches to reading attention economy in gaming besides foregrounding the attention economy and its functions and influence in MMORPGs.
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Blog Entry Attentional Capital in Online Gaming : The Currency of Survival
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 25, 2010 last modified Apr 03, 2015 10:46 AM — filed under: , , , ,
This blog post by Arun Menon discusses the concepts of production, labour and race in virtual worlds and their influence on the production of attention as a currency. An attempt is made to locate attentional capital, attentional repositories and attention currencies within gaming to examine 'attention currencies and its trade and transactions in virtual worlds. A minimal collection of attention currencies are placed as central and as a pre-requisite for survival in MMOs in much the same way that real currency become a necessity for survival. The approach is to locate attentional capital through different perspectives as well as examine a few concepts around virtual worlds.
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Blog Entry Internet, Society & Space in Indian Cities - A Call for Peer Review
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 14, 2011 last modified Apr 06, 2015 03:52 PM — filed under: , ,
Pratyush Shankar's research project on "Internet, Society & Space in Indian Cities" is a part of the Researchers @ Work Programme at the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore. His monograph explores the trajectories of transformation and perception of cities in India in context with the rise of Information Technologies for communication and presence of an active digital space.
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October 2017 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 31, 2017 last modified Jan 10, 2018 12:53 AM — filed under: , , , ,
October 2017 Newsletter
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November 2017 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2017 last modified Jan 10, 2018 01:57 AM — filed under: , , , ,
November 2017 Newsletter
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Blog Entry Digital native: Let there be life
by Nishant Shah published Nov 19, 2017 last modified Jan 09, 2018 04:05 PM — filed under:
The first robot citizen of the world is from Saudi Arabia, and she has the dubious fame of having more rights than human counterparts in the country.
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Blog Entry Digital native: Rebellion by Google Doc
by Nishant Shah published Nov 05, 2017 last modified Jan 09, 2018 04:19 PM — filed under:
The List is an example of the power of digital anonymity and solidarity. But we need to move beyond it.
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