Spark | Apr 1, 2012 | 54:00

Proto-Movements over the last 300 years

Jordan Hermant on the movie Pump Up the Volume as proto-file sharing and blogging. Jo Guldi on the 18th century Open Roads Movement as proto-net neutrality. Michelle Parise on Prince song titles as proto-texts. Colin Newell and Kristin Haring on CB radio/HAM radio as proto-social media. Richard Sennett on class behavior in London coffee houses as proto-status updates. Anaïs Saint-Jude on 17th C information overload as proto-present day information overload.

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