Jamie Wilkinson

Jamie Wilkinson
Co-founder, VHX/Internet Famous

Website | @jamiew

Jamie Wilkinson is an Emmy Award-winning software developer & Internet culture researcher. His work focuses around open-source, pop culture and the propagation of information & ideas online. He is co-creator of the Know Your Meme video series & Internet meme database, selected as one of TIME Magazine’s Top 50 websites of 2009, and part of the team behind Star Wars Uncut, a crowdsourced recreation of Star Wars that was awarded an Emmy for Interactive Media in 2010. Wilkinson is also a founding member of the Free Art & Technology (FAT) Lab, an open-source research & development group. Previously Wilkinson taught the Internet Famous class in Parsons graduate design & technology program, in which students’ grades depend on how much Internet traffic they can generate. Wilkinson’s work has been featured in the New York Times, NBC, TIME, CNN, NPR, CurrentTV and on the front page of YouTube.

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Sessions

Keynote Keynote Room - 3rd Level
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Elspeth Rountree (.), Kenyatta Cheese (.), Jamie Wilkinson (VHX/Internet Famous), Patrick Davison (WhatWeKnowSoFar/MemeFactory), Mike Rugnetta (What We Know So Far / MemeFactory)
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(1.85, 27 ratings)
n an ecosystem of tweets and retweets, bloggers and re-bloggers the questions of documentation and credit have become tricky. The identity of the singular, original creator of a piece of online culture isn't always immediately clear – even if that instigator WASN'T posting Anonymously. So... a million "like"s and "post-to-tumblr"s later, a question arises: to whom does this culture belong? Read more.
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