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First Thing First
by Maesy Angelina published Oct 27, 2010 last modified Aug 04, 2011 10:31 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Studies often focus on how digital natives do their activism in identifying the characteristics of youth digital activism and dedicate little attention to what the activism is about. The second blog post in the Beyond the Digital series reverses this trend and explores how the Blank Noise Project articulates the issue it addresses: street sexual harassment.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Blog Entry Talking Back without "Talking Back"
by Maesy Angelina published Nov 07, 2010 last modified Sep 22, 2011 11:37 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
The activism of digital natives is often considered different from previous generations because of the methods and tools they use. However, reflecting on my conversations with The Blank Noise Project and my experience in the ‘Digital Natives Talking Back’ workshop in Taipei, the difference goes beyond the method and can be spotted at the analytical level – how young people today are thinking about their activism.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Blog Entry Reflecting from the Beyond
by Maesy Angelina published Mar 23, 2011 last modified May 14, 2015 12:21 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
After going ‘beyond the digital’ with Blank Noise through the last nine posts, the final post in the series reflects on the understanding gained so far about youth digital activism and questions one needs to carry in moving forward on researching, working with, and understanding digital natives.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Meet the Web 2.0 Suicide Machine
by Nishant Shah published Apr 08, 2010 last modified Aug 04, 2011 10:34 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Digital Natives live their lives differently. But sometimes, they also die their lives differently! What happens when we die online? Can the digital avatar die? What is digital life? The Web 2.0 Suicide machine that has now popularly been called the 'anti-social-networking' application brings some of these questions to the fore. As a part of the Hivos-CIS "Digital Natives with a Cause?" research programme, Nishant Shah writes about how Life on the Screen is much more than just a series of games.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Colour Me Political
by Nishant Shah published Apr 09, 2010 last modified Aug 04, 2011 10:34 AM — filed under: , , , ,
What are the tools that Digital Natives use to mobilise groups towards a particular cause? How do they engage with crises in their immediate environments? Are they using their popular social networking sites and web 2.0 applications for merely entertainment? Or are these tools actually helping them to re-articulate the realm of the political? Nishant Shah looks at the recent Facebook Colour Meme to see how new forms of political participation and engagement are being initiated by young people across the world.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Blog Entry The power of the next click...
by Nishant Shah published Jun 17, 2010 last modified Mar 13, 2012 10:43 AM — filed under: , , , ,
P2P cameras and microphones hooked up to form a network of people who don't know each other, and probably don't care; a series of people in different states of undress, peering at the each other, hands poised on the 'Next' button to search for something more. Chatroulette, the next big fad on the internet, is here in a grand way, making vouyers out of us all. This post examines the aesthetics, politics and potentials of this wonderful platform beyond the surface hype of penises and pornography that surrounds this platform.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
The Digital Tipping Point
by Maesy Angelina published Jan 21, 2011 last modified Aug 04, 2011 10:36 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Is Web 2.0 really the only reason why youth digital activism is so successful in mobilizing public engagement? A look into the transformation of Blank Noise’s blog from a one-way communication medium into a site of public dialogue and collaboration reveals the crucial factors behind the success.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Inquilab 2.0? Reflections on Online Activism in India*
by Nishant Shah published Jan 13, 2010 last modified Aug 02, 2011 09:25 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Research and activism on the Internet in India remain fledgling in spite the media hype, says Anja Kovacs in her blog post that charts online activism in India as it has emerged.
Located in RAW / / Blogs / Revolution 2.0?
IT, The City and Public Space
by Nishant Shah published Feb 22, 2010 last modified Aug 02, 2011 06:07 AM — filed under: , , , ,
In the Introduction to the project, Pratyush Shankar at CEPT, Ahmedabad, lays out the theoretical and practice based frameworks that inform contemporary space-technology discourses in the fields of Architecture and Urban Design. The proposal articulates the concerns, the anxieties and the lack of space-technology debates in the country despite the overwhelming ways in which emergence of internet technologies has resulted in material and imagined practices of people in urbanised India. The project draws variously from disciplines of architecture, design, cultural studies and urban geography to start a dialogue about the new kinds of public spaces that inform the making of the IT City in India. You can also access his comic strip visual introduction to the project at http://www.isvsjournal.org/pratyush/internet/Dashboard.html
Located in RAW / / Blogs / Internet, Society and Space in Indian Cities
Cyber Policy 2.0
by Admin published Aug 19, 2019 — filed under: , ,
National Law University organized an executive education program in Bangalore on August 17, 2019. Arindrajit Basu was a speaker. He spoke on Deconstructing the India regulatory approach to data governance and cyber security.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media