Monthly Archives: September 2011

Photo Message: Flickr Experiment

Post answers to these questions here on the public class blog in a post titled “[Your flickr ID] Photo Message.” 1) What is the title or tag line of your photo? 2) What action links will you use? What concrete, … Continue reading

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The Character Message

The last decades have seen rapid changes in the use of character-based communication. We now freely use our predominately phonetic alphabetic writing system in ways that are logographic or syllabic, for example a colon and parenthesis for a smiley face … Continue reading

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Transparency and Branding in the Digital Age

I’ve been thinking about the central ideas of this class for a very long time (since 2002), and one of the original inspirations was a manifesto originally published by Jager Di Paola Kemp Design in Burlington, Vermont. The original detailed … Continue reading

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The Photo Message

See complete info and history at the Library of Congress. (You own this image!) Since the invention of photography almost 200 years ago (1822) images have come to saturate our lives and culture. They constitute a powerful but slippery language … Continue reading

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Splinternet and the Fragmented Media Landscape

When I’ve been talking about this class and a fragmented media landscape, this is in part what I have meant. Read these three short articles and give me your take on what you have learned. The Splinternet means the end … Continue reading

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