Monthly Archives: March 2011

Blog 4: Archive

An archive is a collection of historical records, as well as the place they are located. How many archive do you have? Physical: book shelves, photo album, storage boxes… Digital: computer hard drive, USB Flash drive, email, iPod, phone, digital camera, … Continue reading

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Blog 3: Actor-Network Theory

What is Actor-Network Theory? Actor Network Theory is an approach to social theory originating from science studies. It explores how relations between objects, people and how concepts are formed, in instead of why they are formed. Actor is only an object. Under … Continue reading

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Second Blog: Paywall

This is the second blog of ARTS2090 public and publishing. I would like to talk about ‘Paywall’. A paywall, refers to Wikipedia, block access to a webpage with a screen requiring payment. Newspaper and magazine website usually install ‘paywall’ to … Continue reading

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First Blog: Publishing

Push the button to publish. Easy. Then  push the same button to ‘update’. This is what digital publishing look like. Instantaneously. Take the hottest gadget iPad as an example. The screen is about A4 size. While reading a ‘iBook’, like David Eagleman’s … Continue reading

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