Fan Is A Tool-Using Animal—dConstruct Conference Talk


25 bookmarks. First posted by rita december 2018.


A history of fandom on Delicious and Pinboard. Oh, the memories!
fandom  meta 
8 days ago by herchuckness
Tagging an Archive of Our Own
*see also .'s Fan is Tool Using Animal
from twitter
5 weeks ago by jubois
Great narrative on fandoms and how they utilize tools.
community  communityfeedback  ratpeople 
5 weeks ago by seanclynch
Being a canny businessman, I posted a gentle reminder that there was still a bookmarking site that let you search on a slash tag.

So fandom dispatched a probe to see if I was worth further study. The emissaries talked to me a bit and explained that my site was missing some features that fans relied on.
pinboard  fandom  meta 
april 2019 by laurenipsum
Cf this talk by Maciej Cegłowski Fan culture has an impressive track-record of doing things…
from twitter
april 2019 by typhon
Favorite tweet: englishmace

But the Organization for Transformative Works isn't here for that.

They know (we know) that Fan is a Tool-Using Animal. https://t.co/NyGcfj58dh

And the Archive of Our Own is proof of that.

— Macey || Jennifer Mace (@englishmace) April 3, 2019

http://twitter.com/englishmace/status/1113240563283664896
IFTTT  twitter  favorite 
april 2019 by tswaterman
You're probably wondering at this point, why is this weird Polish-named guy up on stage talking about Kirk drilling Spock?

And some of you may be thinking, “That's fine, please continue. Do you have any more slides?”

Well, I'm here by way of atonement, because I used to be a real jerk about fandom, and I used to make fun of them. Then I had a life-changing, road-to-Damascus moment. It involved a strange artifact that got produced partly because of something I did, which I'll describe in a few minutes. It taught me a great deal about community on the Internet.

As I've gotten to know fandom, I've grown convinced that they have a lot to teach us all. Fans are an example of real people using machines to talk to one another, rather than a manufactured and engineered attempt to graft social life onto a single website.
pinboard  delicious  bookmarking  tags  fandom  Star_Trek  slash 
december 2018 by Quercki
The history of fandom, Delicious, and Pinboard, as written by the creator of Pinboard.
pinboard  'fandom 
december 2018 by doctorsidrat