Archive for April, 2008

The digital imprimatur and the right to read

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

Now that I have finished all the pesky non-dissertation requirements of my degree, I’m settling in to the research/fieldwork phase. This is the phase directly before the writing of my dissertation. While completing my comps and writing my thesis proposal, I did not have much time to keep up with nor dig deep into the […]

Open Web: the shizzle

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Things are wrapping up here at Open Web Vancouver 2008. It’s been an informative (dare I say fun-filled) couple of days here on Raincity’s beautiful corporate waterfront. No one’s commodified the breath-taking view yet, so that’s something… I have to say, any misgivings I had about speaking to a hardcore geek audience have been dispelled. […]

Andrew Feenberg’s brown bag lunch

Friday, April 11th, 2008

The other day, Andrew Feenberg, gave a brown bag lunch talk at the School of Communication. Feenberg, aside from being my supervisor, is a Canada Research Chair and heads up the ACT Lab at SFU Harbour Centre. Peter Chow-White organized the year-long brown bag lunch series where various faculty members presented their current work. I […]