Archives for posts with tag: netJ

As mentioned earlier this week, the live webcast from “Journalism 3G: The Future of Technology in the Field” (a symposium on computation + journalism) begins at 1 p.m. ET.

Speakers and panelists include:

  • Krishna Bharat – Principal Scientist at Google and creator of Google News
  • Ian Bogost – videogame designer, critic, and researcher, Assistant Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Founding Partner at Persuasive Games
  • David Cohn – Beatblogging.org and NewAssignment.net
    Ezra Cooperstein – Director of Development and Production for the Viewer-Created Content group at Current TV
  • Leah Culver – Founder of Pownce, a San Francisco-based micro-blogging service
  • John Geraci – Co-Creator of outside.in
  • Mark Hansen – Co-PI of the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing at UCLA, creator of sensorbase.org (and one of the guys who created the cool art installation in the NYTimes Tower)
  • Alexander Hauptman – Senior Systems Scientist working on the Informedia: News-on-Demand project at Carnegie Mellon University
  • Elizabeth Spiers – media columnist for Fast Company magazine, founding editor of Gawker.com

Check out the full list of speakers, then be sure to watch the webcast. QuickTime 7 or later required.

Starting Friday, journalists and researchers from all over will gather at Georgia Tech for Journalism 3G: The Future of Technology in the Field.

Though there hasn’t yet been a lot of discussion on the group’s CrowdVine site, a look at the member list shows a wide swath of interesting minds and movers who are pushing online journalism to be more than just text + photo + video + comments.

According to the conference website, there almost 220 people have registered. If you can’t make down to Georgia, you can watch the live webcast starting Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. ET

By coincidence, Jeff Jarvis at BuzzMachine was also thinking money today.

In his latest post, Jarvis suggests everyone take a step back and try to summarize specific problems your business faces before charging ahead with strategies and solutions.

Engineers use this “define the problem, then create solutions” approach, Jarvis notes. So do lawyers and economists, and they’re coming up with creative, workable solutions all the time.

Think about it: What, specifically, are the hurdles your news organization faces? Don’t think of answers yet. Just carefully form the question and post it as a comment either here, or on BuzzMachine.

By the way, Jarvis is organizing a follow-up to last year’s Networked Journalism Summit

. This year’s event in May will focus on business models. Details TK.