Connecting the dots: The organization of interaction in centralized, decentralized, and distributed networks

| Comparing types of network design | In the early 1960s, as an introduction to a series of memoranda entitled “On Distributed Communications,” Baran made the case for shifting existing communication systems from analog-based, hierarchically organized networks to an innovative, … Continue reading Connecting the dots: The organization of interaction in centralized, decentralized, and distributed networks

danah boyd (Web2.0 Expo) | Streams of content, limited attention: The flow of information through social media

For the last few centuries, we have been living in an era of broadcast media, but we have been switching to an era of networked media. This fundamentally alters the structure by which information flows. As networked technologies proliferate around … Continue reading danah boyd (Web2.0 Expo) | Streams of content, limited attention: The flow of information through social media