Presentation on theme: "Networks, Protocols, and Writing Centers Tom Fox Associate Director, Site Development National Wrting Project Professor, Rhetoric and Composition, CSU,"— Presentation transcript:
Networks, Protocols, and Writing Centers Tom Fox Associate Director, Site Development National Wrting Project Professor, Rhetoric and Composition, CSU, Chico
Talking about the Future Upstanders and Bystanders
Irate Egyptians taking a break from their #MuslimRage:
"I'm having such a goodhair day. No one even knows. #MuslimRage" — Hend (retweeted 2900 times). Lost your kid Jihad at the airport. Can't yell for him. #MuslimRage — Leila (retweeted 1000 times). "When you realize that if you have a 5 o'clock shadow it can be deemed a security threat." — Taufiq Rahim.
Good Places to start: Barabasi, Albert-László. Linked. New York: Plume, 2003. Castells, Manuel. Networks of Outrage and Hope. Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2012. Dingo, Rebecca. Networking Arguments. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012. Galloway, Alexander and Eugene Thacker. The Exploit: A Theory of Networks> Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007. Latour, Bruno. Reassembling the Social. New York: Oxford, 2005. Lima, Manuel. “The Power of Networks.” RSA Animate. 2012. Spinuzzi, Clay. Network. Cambridge, Cambridge UP, 2008. Watts, Duncan. Six Degrees of Separation: the Science of a Connected Age. New York: Norton, 2003.
Galloway: Protocol “is a horizontal, distributed, control apparatus that guides the technical and political formation of networks” (The Exploit 28).
Galloway #2: “To refuse protocol is not so much to reject today’s technologies but to direct these protocological technologies, whose distributed structure is empowering indeed, toward emanicipated media created by active social actors rather than passive users” (Protocol 16).