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The Internet & You by Mind Map: The Internet & You
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The Internet & You

[JA] I added some sample entries. Blue dots indicate thematic branches; orange dots are author branches. Which seems more effective? [TB] Green dot for Internet Community is a nebulous combination.  It's both Authors AND concepts.

Kalathil & Boas

Non-Fiction Writer

Policy

Global/Comparative

User focus

Internet Policy

Lessig

Controlling the Internet via Technological Means

Controlling the Internet via Sociological Means

Controlling the Internet via Lexicological Means

Kalathil & Boas

Controlling the Internet via Lexicological Means

Controlling the Internet via Technological Means

Goldsmith & Wu

Dealing with International Issues of Jurisdiction of the Internet

Controlling the Internet via Technological Means

Controlling the Internet via Lexicological Means

"Network Neutrality"

Markets Control Access

Consumer vs Business Access

Network focus

COPPA

DMCA

Copyright Extensions

Cyberculture

Rheingold

Gibson

Kitchen

Abbate

Non-Fiction Writer

History

Social construction

User focus

Internet Communities

Annette Markham

Author of Life Online, an ethnography of early online communities

Rheingold

Howard Rheingold, author of Smart Mobs and Online Community.  

Jane McGonigal

PhD, UC Berkeley.  Covers gaming communities focused around puzzle games. www.avantgame.com

Internet "Authorities"

What constitutes Authority?, Financial Success, Critical Acclaim, Internet "Following"

Who do the Authorities tend to be?, Can Be Journalists, Dan Gillmor, Can Be Writers, Bruce Sterling, Neal Stephenson, Cory Doctorow, Can Be Architects, Vint Cerf, Tim Berners-Lee, Various Working Groups, ICANN, Can Be Businesspeople, Guy Kawasaki, Tim O'Reilly, Can Be Academics, Rheingold, Can Be Multiple (or None) of the Above, Bloggers

What does an Authority do?, Endorsement can increase authority of others, Their Buy-in can mean increased buy-ins of others, Their opinions steer others to make decisions of some sort, Purchase of service, Technological Change, Political Change, Attempt to influence policymakers

Rheingold

Non-Fiction Writer

History

Community focus

History-as-Narrative

W. Gibson

Fiction Writer

Internet-as-Community

Internet-as-Place

Internet-as-Metaphor

N. Stephenson

Fiction Writer

Internet-as-Business-Market

The Network is the Technology

The Network brings forth its own Heroes

new archetypes: the Athenian Hero - The Engineer Geek

Licklider & Taylor

Non-fiction Writers

Early pioneers of Network thinking

User Focus

Visionary

Goldsmith & Wu

Non-Fiction Writers

History/Policy

Lexicological Focus

Market Focus

The Wachowski Brothers

Fiction writers

The Matrix

Internet-Descendant as Control Medium

R. Heinlein

Moon is a Harsh Mistress

Networked Computer as Hero

C. Stross

Fiction Writer

Internet-as-Infrastructure

Pervasive and Ever-Present

Lack of Access = Lack of Resources

Internet-as-Attack-Vector

C. Doctorow

fiction writer

Internet-as-place-substitute

Internet-as-market

Internet-as-Market

eCommerce

New Methods of Delivery

A New Marketplace

Regulation concerns

How do you tax the internet?

Goldsmith & Wu

Speech Medium

Kalathil & Boas

Leads to Internet Policy

Communication Technology

Packet Switching, History of

Topological considerations

Development cycle of