Another podcast! Yay! At this rate I might even crack three podcasts a year. hehe. Joking aside, I’m excited about our guest today. UK digital writer Tim Wright shares his vast experience with over a decade with online interactive drama and more recently multiplatform storytelling. Below is a time guide showing you topics Tim … Read moreEp 004: Tim Wright Interview
Well, not quite ‘death’ but an indefinite hiatus. I’m powering down this blog for a few reasons, one of which is my desire to finish my PhD. I’ve tried for the last year and a half to do PhD writing and work and this blog, but found the mindsets are somewhat incompatable. I’ve decided therefore … Read moreDeath of a Blog, Birth of a Podcast
After my post about Danah Boyd’s exploration of the history of social network sites, Trebor Scholz has developed his own. It is pretty comprehensive: This is a cross-cultural, critical history of social life on the Internet. It captures technical, cultural, and political events that influenced the evolution of computer-assisted person-to-person communication via the net. Acknowledging … Read moreTrebor Scholz's History of the Social Web
X Timeline is a site that provides a system for anyone to create timelines of any topic, and embed them on another site. There are plenty for entertainment — in particular properties, technology timelines and so on. This technology makes it easier to share what fans and researchers have been doing for a very long … Read moreX Timeline
A few posts ago I mentioned the new blog, The Extratextuals, and an (at the time) upcoming event . The session was put together by Jeff Gomez: Jeff Gomez (Moderator), CEO Starlight Runner Entertainment As the host of the seminar, PGA member Jeff will familiarize producers with the history, criteria and relevance of trans-media storytelling. … Read moreJeff Gomez's "8 Defining Characteristics of Transmedia Production"
At the IAB Leadership Forum on User-Generated Content and Social Networking held on June 4th in New York, Tom Troja (VP of Marketing for Pajamas Media) had this to say about how storytelling changes in the UGC context.
Nokia are about to launch the beta of their foray into the social networking area with Mosh. A user-generated content platform designed specifically for use with any mobile device. Create, upload, collect and share applications (like games, software mashups, videos, blogs, music and photos) all from your mobile. The site is password protected by screenshots … Read moreWeb 2.0 & Mobiles: The Nokia Way
Here are some new sites or sites that now have blogs that readers of this site may find interesting: Ian Bogost’s blog Well known serious game designer at Persuasive Games, co-editor of serious game site Water Cooler Games and ludologist Ian Bogost has started his own personal blog. Indeed, it is part of a full-blown personal site aggregating his … Read moreSome new blogs
Lance Weiler — an acclaimed director films such as Head Trauma (that I posted about here) and The Last Broadcast — asked me to write an article about films and cross-media for the Workbook Project (a free resource for content creators). Of course I agreed to! So, I wrote a long article about the some of nifty things … Read moreFilmmakers that Think Outside the Film
Democracy TV is an internet TV broadcaster. Here is their description: There’s an opportunity to build a new, open mass medium of online television. We’re developing the Democracy internet TV platform so that watching internet video channels will be as easy as watching TV and broadcasting a channel will be open to everyone. Unlike traditional … Read moreDemocracy Net