Posts Tagged: screwing around on the internet at work

Internet Theories

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The development of the internet has complex cultural roots that divide over the different companies that were participating in its invention. The Apple/Microsoft “personalised, decentralised and playful computing” worked against “IBM’s idea of computing was of an expensive, centralised and institutional activity.” What the internet has become aligns more with the Apple/Microsoft mantra, but it’s […]

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Harvard Study ‘Punctures Twitter Hype’

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That’s the claim of a BBC News article which quotes the study’s lead researcher, Bill Heil, as follows: “Twitter is a broadcast medium rather than an intimate conversation with friends,” and “it looks like a few people are creating content for a few people to read and share.” That’s no great surprise, but there are […]

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