From September 2005 to June 2006 a team of thirteen scholars at the The University of Southern California's Annenberg Center for Communication explored how new and maturing networking technologies are transforming the way in which we interact with content, media sources, other individuals and groups, and the world that surrounds us.

This site documents the process and the results.

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about networked urbanism

The spread of virtual networking technologies—the web, email, instant messaging, cell phones, wireless messaging, inexpensive international phone service, and so on—together with the growth of physical nomadism during the last quarter century have radically restructured how individuals relate to each other. When people do see each other in person today, it is generally in spaces of consumption such as the shopping mall, the multiplex movie theater, or the late capitalist art museum.


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