April 14, 2010

Floatingsheep at the AAG

It's that time of the year, folks. That glorious time when all undergraduate geography classes around the country are canceled for an entire week as their instructors descend upon a chosen city to partake in all things geographic. All three members of the Floatingsheep team will be in Washington, DC this week for the Annual Meeting of the Association of Geographers, where we'll be presenting our research - some related to this blog, some not so much.

Matthew Zook and Mark Graham
The Warped Mirrors of Spatial Search Engines: Analyzing Online Representations of Place
as part of the session Geographies of Web Information: Search Engines, Maps, and a World of Change I

Mark Graham
Paperclips, Plastic Buckets, and Pork Pies: Potentials for the Peer Production of Transparency
as part of the session Situating Neogeography

Taylor Shelton
Telemediated Labor and the Seesaw Theory of Uneven Development
as part of the session Economic Geography

In addition to our own presentations and sessions, you may also want to check out the following sessions for more research along the lines of what we do here at Floatingsheep:

Geographies of Web Information: Search Engines, Maps, and a World of Change II
Democracy and the public sphere in a web 2.0 world
Participatory Governance via Web 2.0 I and II

All dates, times and locations are available if you follow the links. Hope to see you in DC!

Also...we have floatingsheep t-shirts...just ask one of us.

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