Remixing Remix Culture’s Name

Remixing Remix Culture’s Name is a good post on how we try to name new new things. The remix/mashup culture is variously described as user generated content or social media. The newest term is of course crowdsourcing:

It’s kind of catchy and is cool sounding. It also doesn’t imply dozens of post-teens dancing with glowsticks in a warehouse like ‘remix culture’ does.


One Response to Remixing Remix Culture’s Name

  1. […] All these projects are great ideas but there is little involvement from the crowd except handing over some money with the promise of a return. So, it’s a clever combination of the terms ‘angel investing’ and ‘crowdsourcing’. In the vein of finding new names for everything, angelic crowdsourcing has been born. […]

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