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prosumer

(prəˈsjuːmə)
n
1. (Economics) an amateur user of electronic equipment that is of a standard suitable for professional use
2. (Commerce) a consumer who is involved in the design of a company's products
[C21: professional + consumer]
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Any disconnection between policy and prosumerism will fail at engaging the latter.
As Alf writes himself into and out of focus, his writing also mirrors the give-and-take of online prosumerism. (11) His narrative voice formally captures the spirit of an Internet barter culture that, since the dawn of Web 2.0 in the 1990s, has urged voyeurs to become exhibitionists.
"Try starting a riot or beginning a painting--or just lie back and stare at the sky." (4) Von Hantelmann's characterization of the Fun Palace substantially reorients it away from the agit-prop street-theater context of '60s London to better fit our current society: in her words, "large, concentrated groups of people, individualization, flexibilization, constant change, and the increasing involvement of consumers." (5) It's a staggering rhetorical shift that takes up what is most proto-neoliberal in Price (the mantra of flexibility) and rebrands it as prosumerism.
The growth of prosumerism all over europe challenges current energy market structures and institutions.
of modern prosumerism. (94) Although regulation is certainly needed,
Innovation al, 2002) (Innovation with Customers); Prosumerism; Team-Based- CoLearning.
Combining insights from Giddens and Orlikowski, the thesis suggests that most Internet users are enacting a "structure of audiencehood", entailing somewhat traditional consumer behavior, rather than a "structure of prosumerism", which would entail extensive uses of the interactive features made available online.