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Blogs, Wikipedia, Second Life, and Beyond

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Description for Blogs, Wikipedia, Second Life, and Beyond Paperback. Series: Digital Formations. Num Pages: 418 pages, figures. BIC Classification: CBP; CBWJ; GTC; JFC; JHBA; UB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 153 x 226 x 25. Weight in Grams: 610.
We - the users turned creators and distributors of content - are TIME's Person of the Year 2006, and AdAge's Advertising Agency of the Year 2007. We form a new Generation C. We have MySpace, YouTube, and OurMedia; we run social software, and drive the development of Web 2.0. But beyond the hype, what's really going on? In this groundbreaking exploration of our developing participatory online culture, Axel Bruns establishes the core principles which drive the rise of collaborative content creation in environments, from open source through blogs and Wikipedia to Second Life. This book shows that what's ... Read more

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About Axel Bruns
The Author: Axel Bruns is a Senior Lecturer in the Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. He is the author of Gatewatching: Collaborative Online News Production (Peter Lang, 2005), co-editor of Uses of Blogs (Peter Lang, 2006), and General Editor of M/C - Media and Culture (www.media-culture.org.au).

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This is quite simply the book about peer production that we've been waiting for. It is not just a book `about produsage' from an outsider looking in, but a stellar production of the new form of consciousness, written from the inside out, both subjective and objective. The new world is already there, and Axel Bruns will let you see it. ... Read more

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