“Playing a song changes your understanding of it. Playing music changes how you listen to it. Doing changes knowing.”

Great piece on how the internet is facilitating a new literacy of media production. Doing definitely changes knowing. However, I disagree old structures of power and access are no longer in place on the internet. And I also disagree learning to play a song on a guitar is the same as “learning” to post a tweet. There’s a different relationship between the tool, the media and the person going on there.

(via Doing is knowing: “Sweet Jane” and the Web — Wordyard)

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Kars Alfrink

Kars is an independent interaction and game designer who makes things with technology for play, learning and creativity.