‘Anyone Can Edit’: Understanding the Produser The Mojtaba Saminejad Lecture. Dr Axel Bruns Creative Industries Faculty Queensland University of Technology email@example.com. The Produser. No, it’s not a typo… Produsers are involved in: user -led content prod uction – produsage
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Dr Axel Bruns
Creative Industries Faculty
Queensland University of Technology
(from Bruns, Gatewatching: Collaborative Online News Production, 2005)
(adapted from Bruns, Gatewatching: Collaborative Online News Production, 2005)
The basic idea behind open source is very simple: When programmers can read, redistribute, and modify the source code for a piece of software, the Software evolves. People improve it, people adapt it, people fix bugs. And this can happen at a speed that, if one is used to the slow pace of conventional software development, seems astonishing.We in the open source community have learned that this rapid evolutionary process produces better software than the traditional closed model, in which only a very few programmers can see the source and everybody else must blindly use an opaque block of bits.(Opensource.org)
Is it possible to harness produsage to support a move of citizens from being a passive audience for to being active produsers of democracy?