By Jessica Pereira Creation The Dancing Baby, also named Oogachacka Baby or Baby Cha-Cha, a 25-year-old meme, has now become a piece of internet and web history. Its creation is owed to Michael Girard and Robert Lurye, with the help of a program originally created by Character Studio and used with 3D Studio Max, which was owned … Continued
Looking forward to our presentation at the ECREA Communication History Section Workshopnext week !
The Call for papers for our WARCnet closing conference 17-18 Oct 2022 is now online. Abstracts are due 4 March 2022
The Luxembourg Center for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) at the University of Luxembourg organised the 4th RESAW Conference online. With the support of the FNR (Luxembourg National Research Fund; RESCOM/2020/15002969) the conference took place on June 17-18 , 2021. The main topic was related to “Mainstream vs. Marginal Content in Web History and Web Archives”. The Conference … Continued
Rhiannon Bury, Ruth Deller, Adam Greenwood, Bethan Jones, “From Usenet to Tumblr: The changing role of social media”, Participations. Journal of Audience & Reception Studies, vol. 10/1, 2013. Abstract: The advent of social networking sites has made communication faster and easier than ever, and perhaps nowhere is this more evident than in fan communities. Bury … Continued
Anne Helmond, “A Historiography of the Hyperlink: Periodizing the Web Through the Changing Role of the Hyperlink“, in Niels Brügger and Ian Milligan (eds), The SAGE Handbook of Web History, London, SAGE Publications, 2018, pp. 227–241. “In this chapter I provide a historiography of one of the core elements of the web, the hypertext link. I … Continued