Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Rest is History…

“We’ve all been so distracted by The Now that we’ve hardly noticed the beautiful comet tails of personal history trailing in our wake. We’ve all become accidental archivists; our burgeoning digital archives open out of the future” “The current philosophy … Continue reading

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Publishing as an Actor-Network-Theory

This clip shows part of a single network according to Latour’s Action-Network-Theory (ANT). As you can see there are many non-human actors, i.e. the machinery involved in making the newspaper and the paper itself, and a number of human actors … Continue reading

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Is it fair to charge for news online?

A Graphic History of Newspapers over the Past Two Decades shows the rapid decrease of some of the most popular newspapers in circulation. The Wall Street Journal is the only newspaper to maintain it’s readership, however, we can see that … Continue reading

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The Book vs. the e-Book

Perhaps I’m afraid of change, or perhaps I’m old school, but I like the physical nature of selecting a book from the bookshelf, flipping it over to read the blurb, lifting it’s cover and turning the first page. When e-books … Continue reading

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