Redefining media dynamics in the age of social media*

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Consider Social Media


In the days leading up to Brexit Day, Boris Johnson broke “with long-standing tradition” and chose to keep broadcasters from recording his message. Instead, as Jon Williams from Ireland’s national broadcasting service observed above, the PM used social media as his primary channel for sending the message out. Now, Johnson hasn’t had Read more…

The Plant Playthrough

Fiasco, that tabletop game that plays more like a collaborative improvisational storytelling exercise than anything, has always been one of my favorite games. The company that publishes it, Bully Pulpit Games, carries a range of similarly story-driven titles, and it just so happens that some of these miraculously fulfill two Read more…

Logged writing

Lately, there’s been some buzz about reviving the practice of blogging. Warren Ellis has posted about it, as has Chuck Wendig, and a bunch of other people, I’m sure. There seems to be a growing collective awareness of how ephemeral social media can be, and how devastating that can be Read more…

Learning UX design basics

Last week, I tuned in to General Assembly’s Intro to UX Design livestream for Asia-Pacific audiences. Technical hiccups aside, it was a good overview of what UX design is and what the work of a UX designer entails. The talk addressed key questions like: What is UX design? What does Read more…