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Anne Helmond

Anne is a New Media PhD Candidate and Lecturer at the University of Amsterdam. She graduated on software-engine relations in the blogosphere and continues her research as an analyst-designer in the newly found Digital Methods Initiative of the University of Amsterdam. Anne is also a freelance photographer for various Dutch media including VPRO 3voor12.

http://www.annehelmond.nl

Call for Applications – MA in New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam 2017-2018

One-year and two-year international Master’s programs in New Media available: MA Media Studies: New Media and Digital Culture (one year, full time) Research MA Media Studies: New Media and Digital Culture (two years, full time) MA New Media and...

Call for Applications: International M.A. in New Media ­University of Amsterdam

International M.A. in New Media ­University of Amsterdam. Call for Applications ­Fall 2011 admission deadline: 1 April 2011 Overview The International M.A. in New Media & Digital Culture (NMMA) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is accepting applications for...

Photos from the first New Media MA Graduation Day

Tuesday the 22nd of September was a big day for both graduating New Media MA students and New Media studies itself. The first official graduation ceremony (which were previously held together with Film and Television studies in Mediastudies) marked...

MA students present projects ‘Visualizing our World of Data’

Students from the MA New Media (UvA), MA Information Science (UvA) and MA Editorial Design (MaHKU) presented their interactive visualization projects at Crea. The Visualizing our World of Data program contained eight presentations (not all of them are described...
Stifo@Sandberg – The Moving Movie Industry

Stifo@Sandberg – The Moving Movie Industry

Where: Theater van ’t Woord Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam Oosterdokskade 143 1011 DL Amsterdam Time: 9.30 hours – 17.00 hours Entreance: Free Reservations via conference@sandberg.nl (obligated due to limited amount of seats) Program: 09.30 – Registration & coffee 09.50 –...

25 New Media Researchers Invited to Attend PICNIC’08

Would you like to attend the PICNIC conference, but your university refuses to finance your ticket unless you are the keynote speaker? If you are an academic researcher, scientist, or all-round investigator we have exactly 25 passe partout tickets...

New Media Festival “Victorian Circus”

Victorian Circus, one of the most prominent new media festivals, thinks it is high time to explore THE FUTURE. Besides interesting lectures, brainstorms and debates you will be surprised by futuristic installations and films. As the cherry on the...
The Mobile City Conference 27 & 28 February 2008 @ NAI, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

The Mobile City Conference 27 & 28 February 2008 @ NAI, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

The Mobile City conference 27 & 28 February 2008 NAi (Netherlands Architecture Institute) Rotterdam, The Netherlands Announcement & Call for Participation www.themobilecity.nl “The Mobile City” is a two-day conference about locative & mobile technologies, urban culture and identity. The...

Rethinking the Blog as Database: My First Post on the Blog Herald

I am proud to announce that I have joined the Blog Herald. The Blog Herald has been blogging about the blogosphere since 2003 and has since become an established source in the blogosphere. I have been reading the Blog...

Lev Manovich on User Generated Content @ Video Vortex

The following post is a combination of a transcription of Manovich’s keynote and my own notes and commentary. Introduction by Geert Lovink Online video is renegotiating its (problematic) relationship with cinema. It deals with cinematographic principles versus the principles...
Radiohead and the Ethics and Future of Downloading Music

Radiohead and the Ethics and Future of Downloading Music

As you might have heard Radiohead dropped its major label and put its new album online for download. This is not a new strategy but what is interesting is that they don’t sell their music through iTunes for $0.99...

PICNIC07 – Cory Doctorow Q&A at the European Bloggers (Un)Conference

Thursday and Friday the European Bloggers (Un)Conference was held at the PICNIC conference and festival. Cory Doctorow attended for an hour to answer questions from the audience about Boing Boing. A lot of these questions concerned the business model...

New Network Theory- Parallel Sessions- ‘Network and Subjectivities’ – Ulises A. Mejias

Ulises A. Mejias offers us a network critique in the final talk of the parallel session ‘Network and Subjectivities.’ In his talk about ‘Hyperlocality and the tyranny of nodes’ he argues that we can see a shift in the...

Call for New Network Theory conference photos

We heard the rumor that some speakers and/or visitors would like to share their pictures with us. That would be absolutely great. So, if you have any photos you would like to share with us, please e-mail us at...

Photos New Network Theory Conference

View the whole New Network Theory set at Flickr (more to come the next two days).

Facebook and MySpace class distinctions

danah boyd recently wrote an interesting article on “viewing American class divisions through Facebook and MySpace.” She points out that class divisions have emerged and are being played out through aesthetics in Facebook and MySpace. I think this is...

Essay: The Perceived Freshness Fetish

Why do I feel a need to blog daily? There seems to be some kind of consensus or norm in the blogosphere that blogs should be updated daily. Several blogs about blogging recommend posting daily and blog search engine...

What is your network called? Or: a religious wireless network war?

I recently worked at a friend’s house and I was trying to connect to their wireless networked called “GORGONZOLA.” I thought that was a pretty funny name until I noticed the names some neighbors had given their networks. One...

Masters of Media at Versgeperst

Twan did a great job presenting our blog at the first edition of Vers Geperst at Club 11 in Amsterdam. A New Media student from Utrecht from the audience contacted us afterwards to talk about the blog and New...
Where do you live online?

Where do you live online?

(click map to enlarge) Lately I’ve been living mostly in the Flickr/Last FM area and on the Blogipelago but I am a vivid traveler. I have day passes to del.icio.us and Wikipedia and I always enjoy a good swim...

YouTube: If you can’t beat them, join them!

While Viacom is sueing YouTube for $1 Billion for “massive intentional copyright infringement” the Dutch public broadcasting company VPRO is embracing YouTube. After entering the Digital TV market it now sees YouTube as a new distribution channel. The VPRO...

Second Open-Search Workshop

For your info: What: Second Open-Search Workshop When: Saturday April 28, 2007, 13.00h CET, 11.00h GMT, 06.00h EST, 4.00h EET, 01.00h HST, 04.00h MSTDuration: official program will be 4 hours Where (physical): CREA, room 204, Turfdraagsterpad 17, 1012 XT...
Smart spam and stupid spam and stock spam? Spam spam spam!

Smart spam and stupid spam and stock spam? Spam spam spam!

I was originally going to write about smart spam but recent spam led me to write about stupid spam. Spammers are constantly improving their methods to get through spamfilters. They increasingly use random names and academic, computer and web...
Google and Blogger, please stop localizing me!

Google and Blogger, please stop localizing me!

While writing a piece about the Ubiscribe event on my own blog I went to Blogger’s website. Blogger automatically localizes me based on my IP-address and welcomes me in my own language. Google does the same thing when I...