matthew brown

Saint John, Canada

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matthew brown
Posted over 3 years ago
How do you see the future of literature? Do yo think that shorter forms such as poetry and microstories will gain more weight?
I think digital media has opened up a new way of thinking and new possibilities for communicating. The idea of transliteracy fascinates me. Maybe we're still adapting to this new form of communication and this is why we find it more difficult to ingest more time consuming digital media. My hope is that digital media is opening a world of greater communication and understanding. Perhaps as we get more comfortable at ingesting and creating digital media, we'll see amazing new artists begin to emerge that use all of the existing mediums that are available rather than limiting themselves to one form...
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matthew brown
Posted over 3 years ago
Deb Roy: The birth of a word
I guess with all technologies there are opportunities for uses which may cross ethical boundaries... I find it interesting that you hear so much discussion about how the consumer now has more power thanks to social media, but with the level of sophistication in data mining available to brands I am beginning to wonder if that is indeed the case...
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matthew brown
Posted over 3 years ago
Deb Roy: The birth of a word
Just visited the Bluefin Labs website. Does anyone have any thoughts on brands using this technology to engage with their audiences? I have an interest in social media and measuring, but there is something about a brand having this level of insight that frightens me! I would love to hear more of an ethics debate on this aspect in particular... Here's one quote from their sight: "This data map provides brands with direct insight into how they can modify marketing to drive predictable consumer response." It's the "drive predictable consumer response" part that makes me nervous...