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Zinestorming: Textual and morphological observation of the online & offline user generated comments sections
Our first week at publishing lab started off with a zinestorming session, we were tasked with finding a subject within the broad field of (digital) publishing, getting to know each other and creating a zine. Quickly we narrowed it down on how people interact, focussing more specifically on the culture of comments and how various [...]
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Summarizing our Internship
During the past months, the PublishingLab, in collaboration with the Amsterdam Fashion Institute, has been researching how fashion publishing has changed in response to the emergence of social media and the rise of bloggers onto the runways of the most prestigious shows. As we delved into our research, the rapid development of bloggers brought forward [...]
Talking Longform in Brief
Our previous blogposts focused on the definition of the longform and how are online magazines approaching this format. In last instance, wrapping up this project may lead us towards more questions than what we proposed at the beginning itself. Our project focused on the initial question: “how long is a longform?” and inevitably, we verted [...]
Wrapping up the wiki research
After an enjoyable five months at the PublishingLab, the wiki ebook project has come to a (momentary) halt. To borrow the eloquent term that Mondotheque used in our conversation, this blog post will be an ‘incision’ into the research that we have done so far. Our aim and starting point was to reflect upon the [...]
All’s well that ends well.
All comes to an end, and so does Analogy / our time at the Publishing Lab. With the ‘last sprint’ in its final days, we have reached a point of reflection. Over the past months we’ve been working on a continuously evolving project that started from the question: ‘What are the possibilities for new [...]
HvA Open Publishing — Sprint IV
The final sprint revolved around a brainstorm with participants and stakeholders of the HvA Open Publishing pilot, creating the assets for the prototype conversion from .docx to .html, depositing all the pilot’s publications in the Pure repository, and, finally, wrapping everything up in an evaluation report. Prototype .docx to .html conversion Unfortunately the time that was [...]