It’s with great anticipation and fear that I receive my first shipment of books from Amazon today. Anticipation because I love the knowledge waiting to be unraveled; Fear because I worry that I might not be able to finish everything.
That’s where the DMS603 Graduate Reading Seminar comes in. Conducted by Trebor Scholz , I join seven other graduate students in a quest to understand our culture on the social web. Held every Tues and Thurs (5-7pm), we are required to present a critical review of our readings at each session.
For the first two weeks, Trebor has been sharing his timeline on how the social web came to be. His presentation on the history of the Internet (even before its birth) has been shared as a slideshow on his blog.
If you wish to join in the readings, I’ve compiled all these books into a Listmania! list on Amazon entitled the “Participatory Culture Reading List“. Now you can simply click once to add all these books into your shopping cart.