The expansion of the current media-environment due to user-generated content, portable media and social networks has changed the very notion of citizenship. We live in a post-Web world and the screens are extensions of a post-Google cluster, limit-surfaces of Web 2.0 brands. In this paper we discuss our media age, the Mediacene. A media theory is designed to depict current trends on space, place, data and history. Network-screens perform as portals to digital space. This is the Next Tension.
- Prof. Herlander Alves Elias is a researcher in digital culture. Now he works as an Assistant Professor in UBI, University of Beira Interior, in Portugal. His interest in culture and media led to him to write about cyberpunks, videogames, Japanese animation, locative media and social media. “The Anime Galaxy: Japanese Animation As New Media” is its latest essay.
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