|Subject:||MMS? Emerging technology?|
Response to: MMS? Emerging technology?
I think it's definitely true that there's a shift going on in that kind of messaging, but there are other issues as well. First and foremost, Moveable Type wasn't talked about at all in any of the sessions as far as i can know. Meg Hourihan was brought in to talk about emerging trends and the cutting edge of weblogging but that's about it. And Harold Rheingold has talked a good few times about the power of things like Mobile phones to create 'smart mobs' of people interacting in new and different ways. So I think it's pushing it a bit to say that these kinds of things weren't touched on at all... The other interesting thing about this is that there was a track called social software rather than social technology and I think there's a sense in which they're looking for software-centred differences in social interactions - structure perhaps, rather than hardware.
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