Monthly Archives: November 2012

Instagram profiles: the social image

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. That’s because a picture says something. What is says, by whom, or to whom, is not the point, and can’t be, because the picture is not a linguistic expression. While it … Continue reading

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The system that breaks is not the system that repairs

Like so many of us outside the impact area, I’ve followed Sandy with a combination of fascination and concern. From the early hours of the storm’s growing ferocity, through impact and into recovery. As a news junkie, coverage has been … Continue reading

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Beyond the Social Object

The idea of social objects has been around for quite some time. Indeed, a lifetime in internet years. But for all of its conceptual durability, it offers limited theoretical insight — to the point of misleading designers, developers, and marketers … Continue reading

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