Networked Culture Tutorial

watch EPIC 2014 for an alternate history of the future.

Created in 2004, Epic 2014 is a short film that explores a possible future of 2014. Specifically the effects of social media convergence and user tracking would have on journalism, web 2.0 tech and knowledge and corporate ownership.

Consider how the history of the last decade has history unravelled differently to the film? What are the parallels with its future predictions and what actually came to pass?

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