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NOVEMBER 26, 2011 [Walled Garden] Open vs. Closed: Six New-Media Principles, No. 4
These “walled garden” systems restricted who could participate, and relied on custom-built, proprietary systems that could be difficult to use and impossible to adapt. One of the key distinctions in the digital world is between closed systems and open ones. One example of a closed system, from the early days of the online experience, would be the original America Online or Prodigy of the 1990s.
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DECEMBER 8, 2010 [Walled Garden] Publishers and the iPad: No Future in Control
But the future of publishing is openness, not walled gardens; sharing, not limiting. Control. Magazine publishers love it. Especially B2B publishers (why do you think they call it “controlled circulation ?). Or at least they love it until someone else has it. Then it’s evil. To a cynical eye like mine, this seems to be the back story to the ongoing tussle between periodical publishers and Apple over the management of magazine app subscriptions.
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2009 [Walled Garden] The end of aggregation?
Calendar Dates, Photos, Comments, Wall Postings and Profile Updates were all pieces of information that were essentially impossible to communicate before the News Feed Model. Streams are currently walled gardens. And to be a stickler regarding something you said, streams are NOT walled gardens. Socialwrite.com The future of Social Business Design About Me My name is Jevon MacDonald, I am a partner at Dachis Group , a social business design firm.
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SEPTEMBER 29, 2011 [Walled Garden] Return of the Editor: Why Human Filters are the Future of the Web
Curating the walled garden. As open platforms like YouTube and Google start to look more like media companies, walled gardens like Apple’s iTunes illustrate another approach to (excuse the term) “tastemaking.”. aggregation curation editing publishing the idealists walled garden web journalism. About. Newsletter. Events. SparksheetTV. iPhone App. E-book. Contact. Powered by Spafax. Sign up to the Sparksheet Newsletter!
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DECEMBER 13, 2010 [Walled Garden] Signal, Curation, Discovery
Tumblr, in any case, has its drawbacks: It feels a bit like a walled garden, it doesnt seem to play nice with the "rest of the web" yet, and - heres the kicker - finding people to follow is utterly useless, at least in the beginning. They are the ultimate walled garden - culturally speaking. John Battelles Searchblog Home Archives News Feed Thoughts on the intersection of search, media, technology, and more.