BlogTalk2.0 Day 1

Here’s the program for day 1 from BlogTalk:
The first keynote speaker is Mark Bernstein, chief scientist at Eastgate Systems Inc, the firm which has pioneered literary hypertext and hypertext writing tools. Mark will present a keynote address “The Social Physics of New Weblog Technologies”.
If you want to read his blog – here it is:

The 2nd keynote address on Monday is from Torill Mortensen – her paper is: “Dialogue in slow motion – the pleasure of writing and reading across the web”. Torill looks at the question: “Why are blogs so much fun?” – with a specialised area that addresses games and players – this should be an interesting approach to blogging!

Other papers for day 1 include:
Stephan J. Schmidt / Matthias L. Jugel: “Bottom up Knowledge Management with Weblogs and SnipSnap”
Daniel Dögl: “Zoomblox – A Universe Of Topics From Children For Children”
Jörg Kantel: “Turn Your Radio On or Tweaking And Tuning Your Weblog”
Jon Hoem: “Videoblogs as ‘Collective Documentary'”
Stephanie Hendrick / Therese Örnberg: “The blog as an immersive space: Moblogging Jokkmokk 2004”
Lisbeth Klastrup: “‘Live’-writing: weblogs and the coverage of reality”
Elmine Wijnia: “Understanding blogs: a communicative perspective”
Juan J. Merelo / Beatriz Prieto / Fernando Tricas: “Blogosphere community formation, structure and visualization”
Markus Oswald / Brigitte Roemmer-Nossek / Erich Gstrein / Markus F. Peschl: “Enhancing Blogs with a Dual Interaction Design”
Mikel Maron: “Weblogs and Location, beyond the limits of physical and virtual space”
Azeem Azhar / Stefan Glänzer / Max Niederhofer: “Does blogging suck?”
Nico Lumma: “The German Blogosphere – some facts and figures”
Michael Schuster: “Applying Social Network Analysis to a small Weblog Community: Hubs, Power Laws, the Ego Effect and the Evolution of Social Networks”

What a day! If you’d like to read more about each of these – you can go to the BlogTalk blog – I’ll review each of the keynote address and then snippets and highlights from the other papers!

Don’t leave your computer for too long – you might miss something!