Thursday, February 8, 2007

The Form of Man



YouTube: Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us

By Michael Wesch
Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology
Kansas State University

Highlights:

Form and content can be separated.
XML facilitates automated data exchange.
We Are the Web
The machine is us.
The Web is linking people.

We'll need to rethink a few things ... copyright, authorship, identity, ethics, aesthetics, rhetorics, governance, privacy, commerce, love, family, ourselves.

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