Considerations for Digital Labor and the Hack-a-thon

It’s still faux pas to bring up crowd-sourcing and labor in the cultural / non-profit sector,  with institutions who are struggling to find new audiences and cope with the recession, Edit-a-thons and hack-a-thons are framed to offer a learning experience for participants. But is this an equal exchange? A host or organizer of a hack-a-thon … More Considerations for Digital Labor and the Hack-a-thon

Live Coverage: Digital Labor Conference (#DL14) at New School November 14-16

I live-blogged the Digital Labor Conference on e-flux conversations, November 14-16, 2015: Here is an archive of the rolling posts: karenarchey Nov ’14 2 Workers at Foxconn building your iPhone “Digital Labor: Sweat Shops, Picket Lines, and Barricades” (DL#14) will take place at the New School November 14-16th. Select panels will be live streamed from … More Live Coverage: Digital Labor Conference (#DL14) at New School November 14-16

Wikimedia Conference 2015 Report

Dorothy Howard and Richard Knipel Introduction The Wikimedia Conference is an annual conference focused on Wikimedia movement affiliates that has for since 2009 usually taken place at Berlin, hosted by Wikimedia Deutschland. Each of Wikimedia’s 41 Official Chapters were invited to send 2 representatives, while User Groups were invited to send 1 representative. The conference … More Wikimedia Conference 2015 Report

GLAM-Wiki 2015 Re-cap: Friday April 10 – Sunday April 12, 2015

I attended GLAM-Wiki 2015 at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek & National Archive of The Netherlands, The Hague, NL Friday April 10 – Sunday April 12, 2015. The conference was planned by Wikimedia Nederland with a grant from the Wikimedia Foundation. Presenting and organizing meetups: On Friday April 10th, I gave a 15-minute presentation on Working as … More GLAM-Wiki 2015 Re-cap: Friday April 10 – Sunday April 12, 2015