[WebCultures] The Digital Manifesto Archive

Marcin Wilkowski m at wilkowski.org
Mon Sep 1 13:02:15 CEST 2014

so, a nice list of cute manifestos:

Slow Blogging Manifesto

The Slow Science Manifesto

Manifesto for Agile Software Development

The Anti Web 2.0 Manifesto

The Digital Humanities Manifesto 2.0

Manifesto for the Digital Humanities

Web Kids' manifesto (it came from Poland within the anti-ACTA movement)

Metahumanist Manifesto

2014-09-01 12:44 GMT+02:00 Rudolf Ammann <ammann at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Aug 28, 2014, Matt Applegate wrote:
>> If anyone has a manifesto they want archived, send it my way for
>> consideration!
> Hi Matt -- The Digital Manifesto Archive looks like a great idea!
> You might want to add Josh Quittner's 'Birth of the Way New
> Journalism' (1995), which doesn't claim to be a manifesto, but it's
> often discussed as such:
> <http://web.archive.org/web/19981206095223/http://www.hotwired.com/i-agent/95/29/waynew/waynew.html>
> Feel free to ignore the following, but in case you want some feedback
> on technical aspects of your Archive:
> * The recital of the full metadata is of course good archival policy,
> but its positioning above the text is a strong impediment to (human)
> readability: readers have to scroll through a whole barrage of data
> before they get to the actual piece. This barrage includes three text
> instances of the title, and often a fourth, graphically rendered
> instance of the same title, which, in terms of readability, seems
> muddled. Couldn't you get the metadata out of the human reader's way
> by either placing it in the sidebar or underneath the text?
> * The re-formatting of every manifesto in nothing but break tags is
> very reductive, and researchers might want to use a richer version of
> a piece even once the current source has disappeared (in Quittner's
> 'Way New Journalism' mentioned above, for instance, the 'cool'
> background and the magazine aesthetics of the layout are very much
> part of the message, and they are stripped away at the peril of losing
> some of that message). I wonder if you couldn't make sure every one of
> your manifestos is captured by the Internet Archive, and then provide
> a link to this fuller capture?
> Best,
> Rudolf
> -----
> Rudolf Ammann PhD
> Designer at Large
> UCL Centre for Digital Humanities
> <http://tawawa.org>
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Marcin Wilkowski
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