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Produsing Resources

This week in the Sport Coaching Pegagogy unit at the University of Canberra we are looking at Produsage. There is a SlideCast of the lecture. I was thinking of how to discuss produsage when up popped a delightful tweet from Catherine Deveny during the Twitter frenzy about the #spill. I will encourage the group to look at Produsing Theory in a Digital World (2012) and follow up on Axel Bruns work (including this interview). My fascination with Numa Numa continues unabated. I think this is the most perfect example of produsage. I was led to it by Michael Wesch in his Anthropological Introduction...

#IACSS09

This blog post is my keynote address to IACSS09. Source If a new technology extends one or more of our senses outside us into the social world, then new ratios among all of our senses will occur in that particular culture. When the sense ratios alter in any culture then what had appeared lucid before may suddenly become opaque, and what had been vague or opaque will become translucent. Instead of tending towards a vast Alexandrian library the world has become a computer, an electronic brain ... (Marshall McLuhan) This process has accelerated since these insights were first published in McLuhan's work....