Upcoming Talks: 4S & Peace Studies Conference

I’m giving two talks in the next few days. The first one is titled “Brought to you by Twitter: Revolutions and Social Media Monopsonies,” to be presented on November 4 at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) in Cleveland. I’m also giving the plenary address at the 23rd Annual […]

NCA Session: Media Ecology on the New Media Frontier

Anyone going to NCA? I will be participating at the 96th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association (Sunday, Nov 14 – Wednesday Nov 17, 2010, San Francisco). The session is titled Media Ecology on the New Media Frontier and is sponsored by the Media Ecology Association. It will be held Wednesday Nov 17 – […]

Video of talk at Georgetown Communications Symposium

The video from Georgetown University’s Scholarly Communications Symposium, Social Media: Implicatons for Teaching and Learning, is now available. Even though I had the difficult task of presenting the “dissenting” view, I learned a lot from participating in the session and I really enjoyed meeting the folks at Georgetown. Here’s the blurb about the event from […]

Social Media in the Classroom: Implications for Teaching and Learning

If you are going to be in the DC area this Friday, Feb 19, I’ll be speaking at the Tenth Scholarly Communication Symposium at Georgetown University: Social Media in the Classroom: Implications for Teaching and Learning Sponsor: Georgetown University Libraries: Scholarly Communication Team Date: February 19, 2010 Time: 10:00am-11:30am Location: Murray Room, Lauinger Library Contact […]

Participation in Digital Labor conference

I had the pleasure of participating in the Internet as Playground and Factory: A Conference on Digital Labor at The New School from November 12-14, 2009. I’m writing a review of the conference for Afterimage, and I will post a link to it once it is published. Meanwhile, here’s a little video promo and the […]

Medialab-Prado paper and presentation now available

The texts and videos of the lectures and keynotes presented during the 4th Inclusiva-net Meeting: P2P Networks and Processes (July 6 through 10, 2009) are now available for download! My paper, Peerless: The Ethics of P2P Network Disassembly, is available here (o si deseas la versión en español esta aqui). The video of the lecture […]

Participation in 4th Inclusiva-net Meeting

I have been invited to give a paper at the 4th Inclusiva-net Meeting: P2P Networks and Processes, organized by Medialab-Prado (in Madrid). The meeting will focus on “an analysis of ‘peer-to-peer’ networks and network processes, highlighting the social potentials of cooperative systems and processes based on the structures and dynamics inherent to these types of […]

Presentation at CIT 09

I’ll be presenting a paper at this year’s SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology (CIT 2009). Active Learning, Social Media, and Serious Games: Case Studies Dr. Ulises A. Mejias Friday May 22, 10:15 – 10:45 am Alternate Reality Games, played with everyday communication and information technologies, can be used as forms of active learning and research […]

Gold Farming and the Geopolitics of Trade: The ARG

I’m going to be coordinating a couple of ARGs this Spring. Here’s the announcement for the first one. Please join us! ‘Stop Gold Farming!’ is an Alternate Reality Game (ARG) developed for the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. It could be called an experiment in collective storytelling, a radical new media project, or an internet […]