Week Twelve: The Final Stretch

Tuesday, April 10
  • Post/Planning Workshop
  • Introduction to Portfolio Assignment
    • Come to class with three ideas of domain names you would want. You should check to make sure they are available by using hover.com 
    • Important: Bring your credit card to class as you will need it to sign up.
Thursday, April 12
  • Read: A Honeypot for Assholes
  • Read: How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life
  • Keyterms: Leslie Jones, IPO, #HasJustineLandedYet, Abigail Gilpin
  • Questions:
    • If you were advising Twitter what would you suggest they do. Be specific, what would a plan to correct the problems Warzel outlines look like.
    • Ronson suggests that the “justice” merited out to Sacco wasn’t justified do you agree? Do you think that we have entered a new culture of public shaming? Do you have other examples of this? and what should be done about it?