Category Archives: Net Communications

Sending Ripples

Personal Web of Ideas

This is not what my internet looks like:

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Comment ça-va?

Comment ça-va?

A good proportion of my time is spent commenting on articles. It’s the best way to thrash out an argument or continue a discussion.

Media convergence has made this possible.

My favourite shows for discussion are Q&A, Insight, Dateline, Jon Faine on 774, Neil Mitchell on 3AW, and ABC’s The Drum. And the one thing these shows have in common? Audience participation.

Blogs are not dissimilar.


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Steal This Blog

Have You Got What You Paid For?

Is ©opyright dead?

    Will free culture kill creativity?

The story goes like this:

1. People are not paying for Art any more.

2. Artists will not produce new Art if they don’t get paid.

3. Art will die.

Well, this logic is a load of bulltish, since a lot of Art is done as a hobby anyway. But it points to a broader discussion of copyright.

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Blog Design

Cool Has No Law

I intend to be cool

  Although, I think being cool is like being a celebrity:
  If you have to say it, it probably ain't true.
  Being cool, though, does not just mean being popular:
  it can  mean cold, awesome, interesting, quirky,
  inspiring, exhilarating, disinterested, bad, calm, wonderful.

So what is information cool?

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You call that a Niche?

You call that a Niche?

This is a niche!

I just wanna big it up for the Net Communications blog.
It was really cool to check out other student blogs. They gave me a lot of inspiration. But enough ass-kissing…

As this blog is about Australian media, you would think the niche is pretty large. But it really isn’t.

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