January 2010 30
Brief thoughts on discourse networks
Posted By : Adrian Chan

Every age has its metaphors. Ideas or notions around which related phenomena seem to crystallize easily. Descriptions and concepts that seem to explain what’s going on by means of a waxing common sense, if not

January 2010 29
SxD: Primary and Secondary Frames
Posted By : Adrian Chan

I wrote several times last year about frames and re-framing the approaches to social media design. The concept of frames is borrowed from Erving Goffman’s analysis of face-to-face social interactions. In brief, frames are how

January 2010 05
Broken social (online) scenes
Posted By : Adrian Chan

I’ve just gotten off a skype call with friend and colleague, and fellow sxdsalon member Thomas Vander Wal. Thomas and I pick up the virtual phone about every month or six weeks to tie up

January 2010 04
Life offline, and why I do it
Posted By : Adrian Chan

Greetings, and a happy new year. I am back after a prolonged absence from blogging, tweeting, status updating and online socializing. I took what was almost a month away from social media, and spent my