HAPPY NEW YEAR, The Journey Continues – 527 Days on the Road

ROAD THE WORLD TRAVEL VIDEO ADVENTURE with online video pioneer, Australian Filmmaker, Mark Shea

17 months on the road
527 days
asia and now the America’s
still a long road ahead
many great experiences
many great people
but things change
concepts change
I want to seize control back of my work
and help others to do the same
please subscribe to my website
the journey continues…

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To all my new friends and future friends
the world really is a wonderful place

Photos by Mark Shea – overlander.tv
Music by Tzu – Travel Song (Positive Correction Album)
Aussie Hip Hop Rocks!

Big thank you to me ol’ mate Duff for the stock footage at the end

“the future for independent content creators involves establishing niche platforms that curate the best content on the net” http://www.overlander.tv/2012/california-online-video-industry-report/

“the future for independent content creators involves establishing niche platforms that curate the best content on the net” http://www.overlander.tv/2012/california-online-video-industry-report/

“It is fashionable to suggest, she wrote, that cyberspace is some island of the blessed where people are free to indulge and express their individuality. This is not true. I have seen many people spill out their emotions, their guts online, and I did so myself until I began to see that I had commodified myself.

Commodification means that you turn something into a product that has a money value. In the nineteenth century commodities were made in factories by workers who were mostly exploited… but I created my interior thoughts as commodities for the corporations that owned the board that I was posting to, like Compuserve or AOL and that commodity was then sold on to other consumer entities as entertainment

Cyberspace is a black hole. It absorbs energy and personality and then re-presents it as an emotional spectacle. It is done by businesses that commodify human interaction and emotion and we are getting lost in the spectacle…”
Carmen Hermosillo (humdog)

“On Facebook and Twitter, you are performing to attract people – you are dancing emotionally, on a platform created by a large corporation. People’s feelings bounce back and forth – happy Stakhanovites, ignoring and denying the system of power. It’s like Stalin’s socialist realism. Both Twitter and socialist realism are innocent expressions of the ideology of the time, which don’t pull back and show the wider thing they are part of. We look back on socialist realism not as innocent but as a dramatic expression of power; it expresses the superiority of the state, which was the guiding belief at the time. I think sometime in the future people will look back at the millions and millions of descriptions of personal feelings on the internet and see them in similar ways. This is the driving belief of our time: that ‘me’ and what I feel minute by minute is the natural centre of the world. Far from revealing that this is an ideology – and that there are other ways of looking at human society – what Twitter and Facebook do is reinforce the feeling that this is the natural way to be.”
Adam Curtis, Documentary Filmmaker

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