Tag: twitter

Whose Tweet is it Anyways?

Hi, my name is Beth Anne and for my third blog entry I am going to tell you about Rob Wittig’s NetprovTV where the plots are made up and the characters don’t matter.  First, I should define netprov. In turn it is not a very difficult concept to grasp, for it is simply internet based and born improv.  As for…

Twitter Archive

I wanted to respond to a topic brought up in in V’s post “Twitter as a Primary Source,” specifically the portion that cited this article from the Library of Congress. It is concerning to think that there is such a thing as a “Twitter Archive” and that tweets are being preserved for future generations to see the mundane updates of…

Twitter as a Primary Source

Recently in my Anthropology course we’ve been talking about inequality in society, and gradually the conversation progressed to racial inequality. My professor often points to history to explain the origins of said inequalities and slavery often enters the discussion. Humans have a fair amount of experience in enslaving one another as a result of racial prejudice or conquest or what…

Thinking outside the box

Everytime I sit down to work on something in Inform7, I get this image of myself at my own pannel at ComicCon, answering questions from ravenous fans about my amazing game, “Faction 11”. I’m using Inform to explore the world of a story I orignially had in mind for a novel. I’ve never written science fiction before, and I needed…

Twitterature

This is the story of my life: First, I conceive a brilliant concept. Then I proceed to Google this concept only to find that it already exists. And the cycle repeats. Case in point: today I had an epiphany when I put together my two favorite words to form “Twitterature”. It was going to be groundbreaking. The ideas flooded into…