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Remix This Power Point!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" I'm trying to walk the walk and talk the talk of Remixing Content for nonprofits. One thing you'll notice is that the presentation itself is a remix of a remix. I remixed it from an earlier prsentation called Associations 2.0 The above slides are from yesterday's Extension presentation and focus on Step 8: User-Generated Content and Remixing. open remixable formats (ie an MP3, not a RealAudio stream). What are your metaphors for remixing?

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10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Next week I'm doing a Webinar for Extension Professionals , a remix of 10 Steps to Association 2.0 which was a remix of Marnie Webb 's Ten Ways Nonprofits Can Change the World. My initial remix thought (wrong) was to look for examples that were related to agriculture, but the extension is so much more. adoption strategies ( remix from Association 2.0). Remixed from here and here ). Step 8: Understand The Power Remix Culture and User-Generated Content.

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The Participatory Nonprofit?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Another point of intersection here for me is Henry Jenkins recently published 72-page white paper " Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century." A participatory culture is also one in which members believe their contributions matter, and feel some degree of social connection to one another. the ability to meaningfully sample and remix media content.

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Personal Fundraising Remixed: I Love CC, Do You?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As a blogger and social media maker, I have a strong interest in the future of my work and participatory culture. That's why I remixed the fundraising widget on my blog in support of Creative Commons Annual Campaign. As an activist and evangelist for creative commons ' values and tools, I want to play a major role in helping to ensure that our culture remains as free and accessible as possible.

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The Johnny Cash Project: A Participatory Music Video That Sings

Museum 2.0

This question is a byproduct of the reality that most participatory projects have poorly articulated value. When a participatory activity is designed without a goal in mind, you end up with a bunch of undervalued stuff and nowhere to put it. But the best participatory projects don't suffer from this problem, because they solicit visitors' contributions toward a very specific outcome. Are you making that shift in your thinking about participatory project design?

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The Participatory Museum Process Part 4: Adventures in Self-Publishing

Museum 2.0

This is the final segment in a four-part series about writing The Participatory Museum. This posts explains why and how I self-published The Participatory Museum. I decided to self-publish The Participatory Museum for four reasons: OPENNESS: I wanted the flexibility to license and distribute the book using an open structure to promote sharing. Publishing The Participatory Museum is an ongoing process that will continue as long as the book is sold.

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The Future of Authority: Platform Power

Museum 2.0

And in a world where visitors want to create, remix, and interpret content messages on their own, museums can assume a new role of authority as "platforms" for those creations and recombinations. Ideas participatory museum usercontent I have a lot of conversations with people that go like this: Other person: "So, you think that museums should let visitors control the museum experience?" Me: "Sort of." Other person: "But doesn't that erode museums' authority?" Me: "No."

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Take a Side Trip to the Denver Art Museum

Museum 2.0

There are stacks of graphics, cut-out reproductions from the real rock posters on display next door, which visitors can place under the transparencies to arrange and remix into poster designs of their own choosing. The results of this physical “remix” activity are beautiful, intricate posters. You can’t easily tell where the remixed artifacts end and the visitors’ additions begin. Projects design participatory museum

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Beyond Broadcast: Wrap Up

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He made this point: But, participatory culture is changing the nature and topology of ours. " I would have done a remix of this photo with that line as a speech bubble using one of the flickr remix tools, but the best photo of Weinberger in flickr was not licensed with a Creative Commons by license, but all rights reserved. Flickr Photo by Geoffrey and used with permission. David Weinberger gave the wrap up at the end of the day. An outline of what he said is here.

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A Social Publishing Strategy by John Gautam, Pratham Books

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Also, for our Creative Commons licensed books to be remixed/repurposed by the community in whatever way they wish to. Flickr : Documentation of the work we do and also to upload our Creative Commons licensed illustrations so that they can be remixed/reused. (See Inviting people to remix/repurpose our content : As a publisher, we have a lot of content available which we want people to access as easily as possible. Source: Pratham Books.

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How to license mixed media, without a law degree

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

From Icommons comes an incredibly useful legal brief to remixing media in the age of participatory media and campaigns by Steve Vosloo, Digital Hero Book Project. There are some issues related to the remix chain and what is or isn't fair use. Beth's Flickr Stream. What's even better, you don't need a law degree to understand it! The post answers the questions: How do you negotiate the potential minefield of legalese surrounding your content?

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And the winner is. and some reflections on user-generated content

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo Birthday Remix Contest. Ultimately, 22 remix photos were posted, slightly less than half of the people who joined. In addition, the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants has an excellent round up of advice on engaging audiences - which is necessary if you want to dip your toes into participatory media. Click here to view the video. As many of you know, I celebrated a milestone birthday this month.

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NetSquared: In the Beginning

Tech Soup Blog

In the beginning, TechSoup’s Marnie Webb, Daniel Ben-Horin, and Billy Bicket created NetSquared to "remix the web for social change." which heralded a new, participatory web culture. " The year was 2005. TechSoup was then called CompuMentor. The Iraq War was raging. Pope John Paul II died, and Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. The buzzword then was Web 2.0, Online social networking was just being born.

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Voters: Part 1 - Multimedia Tagging Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The next step, of course, is to throw in a little remix and participatory media culture into it! I had comes across the Voters Screencast and was gonna use for Screencast of the Week for last week, but I didn't get a chance to publish last week. (I I will shortly.) This morning I got an email from my colleagues at NTEN telling me it was an awesome example of tagging. So, decided to look at from both these angles.

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Fashion and Passion for Your Cause: Wear it on Your Blog or Profile!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have a strong interest in the future of my work and participatory culture. That's why I also remixed the fundraising widget.

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Sharing Power, Holding Expertise: The Future of Authority Revisited

Museum 2.0

While I originally wrote this post to advocate for more participatory practice (i.e. And in a world where visitors want to create, remix, and interpret content messages on their own, museums can assume a new role of authority as "platforms" for those creations and recombinations.

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Net Neutrality Open Source Documentary

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He is encouraging people to download and remix it or spread it. I'm seeing more and more examples of participatory media -- take for example WGBH's Video Sandbox. Save the Internet | Rock the Vote. I "met" Arin Crumley of Four-Eyed Monsters when he commented on a video of on mine over at YouTube. When I visited his site, I noticed that he had some widgets, including a message comment line.

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Nonprofit SXSW Goodness – Conference List Toppers, To-Dos and Topics of Interest

Connection Cafe

Across the country, geeks inside and outside of government are developing a new model for a participatory and transparent Federal, State and Municipal governments. In fact, Karaoke is a core part of our reMix culture and this panel will show you how. Author: Jordan Viator. It’s less than 24 hours until the masses start filling the Austin Convention Center for one of the biggest and best Interactive conferences of the year: South By Southwest.

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Museum Photo Policies Should Be as Open as Possible

Museum 2.0

To me, an open photo policy is a cornerstone of any institution that sees itself as a visitor-centered platform for participatory engagement. In 2008, a team led by MIT media researcher Henry Jenkins published a white paper entitled, "If it Doesn't Spread, It's Dead," which argues that media artifacts have greatest impact when consumers are able to pass on, reuse, adapt, and remix them.

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Notes from the Future: Reflections on the IMLS Meeting on Museums and Libraries in the 21st Century

Museum 2.0

If museum and library content is licensed, not owned, how can we work within those licenses to allow visitors to use and remix to their heart’s content? The most upsetting moment of the meeting for me was when some participants expressed a willful disregard and derision for participatory scholarship on sites like Wikipedia. What’s in the crystal ball for museums and libraries?

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