Week 13: The Former Audience
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Shirky, Clay. 2008. Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing without Organizations. Penguin Press.
Simon, Nina. “Self-Expression is Overrated: Better Constraints Make Better Participatory Experiences.” Museum 2.0, March 16, 2009. http://museumtwo.blogspot.com/2009/03/self-expression-is-over-rated-better.html
Rosenzweig, Roy. “Can History be Open Source? Wikipedia and the Future of the Past.” Journal of American History 93, no. 1 (2006). http://chnm.gmu.edu/essays-on-history-new-media/essays/?essayid=42.
Watch least one of the Smithsonian 2.0 webcasts available at Smithsonian 2.0 | Multimedia. http://smithsonian20.si.edu/multimedia.html. Be prepared to summarize it in class.
Post a question (if possible, not a technical question this week!) about an issue from the reading that you’d like to discuss in class.