Please Vote On Our SxSW Panel: Social Mapping: Bridging Online & Offline Events

Please vote on our SxSW panel: Social Mapping: Bridging Online & Offline Events

  Please vote on our SxSW 2012 panel: Social Mapping : Bridging Online & Offline Events   Event Interactive 2012 Format Workshop Organizer Emily Gannett ‐ IRL Productions Speakers Marc Smith ‐ Social Media Research Foundation Description Look up from your phone and you will notice that offline is not obsolete. Experiences in real life (IRL) remain powerful and memorable. Online […]
Read More
June 22, 2011: NodeXL At The NextWork Networks Event In New York City

June 22, 2011: NodeXL at the NextWork Networks event in New York City

On June 22nd in New York City Wired Magazine and the Economist hosted a day of discussions and displays related to the theme of “Nextwork” hosted by Juniper Networks and located at the Tribeca Rooftop. The Social Media Research Foundation displayed and printed  Nextwork Networks maps of the connections among the people who tweeted about the conference, […]
Read More

The Next Social Revolution

Clay Shirky posted his talk from last week’s Web 2.0 conference as a wonderful piece on what he calls social surplus – extra cognitive capacity that people don’t know how to spend at first. He argues that our next revolution is the shift from spending our spare cognitive cycles consuming content – watching TV – to spending our spare cognitive cycles consuming, producing, and sharing content.

It’s an interesting train of thought. I particularly like the bit at the end:

Read More