Maker Movement (David Zhang) ("Capitals" (Bourdieu, Coleman,…
Maker Movement (David Zhang)
The Evolving Web (Cs.Ib.net )
Web 2.0 (Web of the user)
Read and write web
First start at 1999
More dynamic and feature rich
Including the usage of Java Script
Blog, social network, video streaming
Web 3.0 (Semantic executive web)
(Tim Berners Lee)
Read, write, and execute web
Haven't been fully defined
More user input
Web 1.0 (Web of content)
(Tim Berners Lee)
First start at 1990
Using HTML file
Provide links to other site
Multimedia (graphic, video, audio)
(Bourdieu, Coleman, and Putnam)
Social Capital (Com 199 PPT)
Develops from the weaving-together of people in communities.
Source of useful information as well as norms and sanctions
Can create human capital in its next generation
Can be bridging, bonding or linking
Can be strengthened or suffocated via media
Accumulation of knowledge, behaviour, and
skill that can demonstrate one's culture
background (google definition)
Educated, trained, skilled worker
Factory, labor, firms, etc.
Tangible, man- made object that a company buy or invests in
Slow (Big concept)
In order to produce high-quality work, a large amount of time needs to be invested in the project.
In modern society, efficiency is one of the most critical factor. Many people are experiencing enormous pressure from the fast pace living system. By crafting, people can slow down and take a break from the fast pace society and enjoy what they are making
Self stratification (small concept)
Achievement (crafting/ cooking)
Material culture (small concept) (making is connecting)
Culture/ society that based on money/ material
Waste (Big concept)
Waste related to the concept of mass-production in our modern society. As people's average living standard improves, it cause the problem of over-consumption, which resulting in a wast of resources.
Making your own food and crafting what you need are normally self-sufficient; therefore can limit the amount of resources been wasted.
Mass-production (small concept)
over production of goods and services and eventually turn into waste
Over-consumption (small concept)
Purchasing more resources than what you can consume
Consumption fatigue (small concept)
Having trouble deciding what to purchase
Too many similar products
Sustainability (Big concept)
Nowadays, the production of essential energy and goods normally generates negative externality.
Take electricity as an example, although more "green energy" has been produced, a large part of power supply os still based on coal burning. This will pollute the environment and coal will eventually run out.
By self-sufficient crafting, it can minimize the negative impact of producing goods to society.
Self-sufficient (small concept)
Needing no outside help in
satisfying one's basic needs,
especially with regard to the
production of food.
recycle (small concept)
The quality or state of being conscious of aware of
(google definition) something.
A mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensation, used as a
(google definition) therapeutic technique.
Activism (Gentile/ Angry activism)
Gentile: Sit back approach. emotionally intelligent action that privileges supporting, nurturing and encouraging change and is based in humanity.
Angry: Aggressive approach
Activism: taking action oft change something
quote "A craftivist is anyone who uses their craft for greater good"
quote "Craftivists are makers, hackers, menders, and modifiers of material things"
quote "Craftivism does not expect you to come with skills but willingness"
Craft: an activity involving skill in making something
Craftivism: using craft to affect social or political changes.
Slowness: a deliberate focus on doing well over doing more. Taking time to reflect and think critically about the issue you want to change (COM 199 PPT)
The shift from a traditional,
institution of schooling
to a less-restricted
method of learning
(Carl Jung 1920s)
a shy, reticent person.
a person predominantly concerned with
their own thoughts and feelings rather
than with external things.
an outgoing, socially confident person.
"A place, state, or condition ideally perfect in respect of politics, laws, customs, and conditions." (COM 199 PPT)
Mostly sets in future
"An imaginary place or condition in which everything is as bad as possible; opp. UTOPIA. So dystopian n., one who advocates or describes a dystopia; dystopian a., of or pertaining to a dystopia; dystopianism, dystopian quality or characteristics; ‘inverted utopia’" (COM 199 PPT)