Author Uses Blog Comments to Peer Review Book

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“Blogging has already changed how I work as a scholar and creator of digital media. Reading blogs started out as a way to keep up with the field between conferences — and I soon realized that blogs also contain raw research, early results, and other useful information that never gets presented at conferences,” said Wardrip-Fruin. A community of respected peers has sprung up around Grand Text Auto, according to Wardrip-Fruin, one that he hopes to tap into for comments on his latest book. “This is the community whose response I want, not just the small circle of academics,” he told the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Link: http://grandtextauto.org/2008/01/22/expressive-processing-an-experiment-in-blog-based-peer-review/

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