on culture

itroducing youtube anthnography project

An anthropological introduction to YouTube (55 min) at the Library of Congress
creation of youtube - new platform of video
Gary is a global mixer (dancer, celebration of new forms of community, empowernment, new ways to connect with each other)
not about information but the way to link people
video "the machine is changing us" - becomes #1 video, cost nothing to produce
study of youtube culture with students (who is on youtube) participatory culture of youtube (remix) user generated content youtube as a medium for community
A Portal to Media Literacy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4yApagnr0s&feature=related