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Sun Oct 4 11:39:24 EST 2009
Booby traps abound in making this answer.. But here goes:
For us network has the solidity of the noun it is . As in a network
of computers, it is a system that implies structure.
While networked (adjective, a modifier) implies something that is
open and changing. As in a networked environment, it conjures flow,
But we're interested in your post. Write on, please.
On Oct 3, 2009, at 6:38 PM, Anna Munster wrote:
> I think you are right in saying:
> <There have been several books published that try to present the
> field but invariably wind up being a list of the authors friends and
> but that's also true of most anthologies and that is due to the
> nature of book publishing which is long, arduous and relies – on the
> part of the editors of the anthology – a lot of voluntary labour,
> cajoling and wheedling our of people. Who else to do this to that
> one's friends!!
> But that also raises the question about how to publish in a
> networked age. It's clearly not the end of the book - statistically
> people read more books now than they ever did. But I do think we may
> have come to an impasse with the printed book publishing model for
> critical and reflective work, that is, outside a niche market. I'm
> all for niche markets (and for printed books as well) but as an
> author I find it increasingly frustrating to print when it can take
> anything up to 5 years to get a chapter to the public (anthologies
> take the longest time) and about 3 years to get a book out. In part,
> that's why Networked appealed to me - it had a fast turn around time
> for a compilation and the idea of adding chapters on the go is also
> very interesting.
> As for your other question
> < There is however a question of what the word networked means?>
> I could write a book/post on that! But maybe I'll leave that to some
> others first. Jo and Helen, esp. in terms of your deep c'tment to
> 'networked performance', what would you say the main differences are
> between 'network' and 'networked'? In other words, why choose to
> call the project 'Networked'? I'll ask Eduardo the same question
> when I introduce him next time round.
> empyre forum
> empyre at lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au
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