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Introducing Our “New Media Culture” Book (in English)   Back in May I proudly presented one of my latest works to you: The book New Media Culture: Phänomene der Netzkultur, edited by Christian Stiegler, Patrick Breitenbach and Thomas Zorbach, to which I contributed chapters on participatory culture and ultra-fandom (the latter in collaboration with Thomas Zorbach). […]

Main Take Aways from re:publica 2012

Last week I spent two days at this year’s re:publica conference (#rp12) in Berlin. re:publica conferences focus on all kinds of issues around the web, in particular on blogging, social media, and digital media’s effect on society. This year, re:publica’s topic strands included law & politics, education, innovation, civil action, health, and entertainment, and how each […]

Are Participation and Corporate Interests Compatible?

I have to admit that I’ve been avoiding the topic of participation in transmedia (or any media, really). The reason for this is simple; because I’m approaching transmedia from a business perspective in this blog, I mostly see problems of participation at the moment, and very few solutions. Even after thinking about the compatibility of […]