#CritLit2010 Context – Power

In this referred post Streams of Content, Limited Attention: The Flow of Information through Social Media written by Danah:

“As we continue to move from a broadcast model of information to a networked one, we will continue to see reworkings of the information landscape. Some of what is unfolding is exciting, some is terrifying. The key is not be all utopian or dystopian about it, but to recognize what changes and what stays the same. The future of Web2.0 is about information flow and if you want to help people, help them reach that state. Y’all are setting the tone of the future of information. Keep it exciting and, please, recognize the power that you have!”

What power do networkers have when interacting with Web 2.0 tools? Is power important? Why?

Photo: From Flickr


3 thoughts on “#CritLit2010 Context – Power

  1. Oh it is that Danah Boyd whose text we are now reading. Thanks for ‘giving faces’ to her.
    There was a lot discussion about this video in web 2.9 Expo and after that. The text is more interesting to me now, thanks.

  2. Pingback: #CritLit2010 reflections – fifth week | arenastudies

  3. Pingback: Surpassing myself is not easy | Heli on Connectivism

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s