Kosmopolis and Web 2.0 for independent authors
by Andy Oram
I had been invited to talk about Web 2.0 at Kosmopolis, a unique conference on the arts I will expand on a bit later on in this article. I took advantage of the open-ended subject to speculate wildly about the future of the arts, and wrote an article directly aimed at the conference with the title Characteristics of new media in the Internet age (best accessed through its wiki).
On Saturday afternoon I sat through consecutive talks, including the one you mention involving Chris Crawford, on which more below. From game developments, to a gentle slide presentation of the spaces in russia, to a detailed description of the nature of adaptation - we ended with Jostein Gaarder's spirited performance.