Tag: writing

  • motivations: karma

    [written for Media Economics & Participation at ITP] Slashdot users are seeking karma. However, gaining positive karma at Slashdot is just a means to an end; Slashdot users are seeking (limited) power and status among their peers in the form of fleeting moderator access for the vibrant comments component of the highly active, technology-focused news […]

  • Driving Forces

    [assignment in the¬†syllabus] A driving force is a trend or factor, operating in the world today, which will influence the way the future evolves over the next 5-15 years. We were asked to identify a driving force, and it’s associated predetermined elements and critical uncertainties. Driving Force: There is a desire for immediate knowledge of […]