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Share your Life in Film: Letterboxd Lists

Share your Life in Film: Letterboxd Lists

When talking about social media platforms, names such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are often those that come to mind first. Besides these large and well known platforms however, people can connect with like-minded souls through niche platforms such...
Why Led Zeppelin isn’t recommended for a Led Zeppelin cover band

Why Led Zeppelin isn’t recommended for a Led Zeppelin cover band

The thesis, on which I recently graduated, has been my most thorough academic venture yet. This blog post offers a brief account of how my BA dissertation, titled “Off the record: Reconstructing the rationale behind Last.fm’s social music recommendation...
Book Review: What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly

Book Review: What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly

“Space: the final frontier – to boldly go where no man has gone before.” This may be the answer Kelly was looking for when he set out to answer his own question, the title of his book and thesis. ...

Classification, culture & the Flickr.com tag

Web 2.0 tagging systems like Flickr’s categorize the website’s content bottom-up. The classification is powered by users applying their common sense and intuition; wisdom-of-the-crowd, resulting in a folk taxonomy of everything that is to be found in the Flickr...