YouTube – UNDER the spotlight, IS the spotlight, and source of energy FUELING the spotlight

Earlier this week MIT Press published a ‘video book’ called ‘Learning from YouTube’ by Media Studies Professor Alexandra Juhasz.  The book is not of the physical kind, nor is it a downloadable file for your Kindle or iPad.  It is a website-book which has been peer reviewed and given an ISBN number, which exists in,

Dance your PhD contest (one of the parallel universes of YouTube)

I was browsing YouTube and for some reason decided to do a search for ‘PhD’ to see what I would find, assuming I would find a lot of existential reflections on the torture of the PhD process.   But to my surprise I found a whole underground movement of the PhD Dance Contest.  A fantastic idea