What music have I been listening to the most for the past 3 months? What should I be listening to? I found a cool project today while looking into the extended functionality of last.fm to answer just that. The answer: The script takes the 50 top artists in my Last.FM musical profile and creates a … Continue reading
It was my pleasure to be invited speak with Humanity In Action‘s 2009 Summer Fellows. The organization does great work engaging student leaders in the study and work of human rights. I was there to talk to them about the Open My City project and get them excited enough about the idea to volunteer in … Continue reading
Tish Shute has a fantastic overview of Participation Camp. It was fantastic to be a part of it and brainstorm about the Open My City project and ideas with such a smart group of people at the cutting edge of government 2.0. Read all about it on her blog.
Day 2 started yet again without any coffee, but with a hilarious presentation by Jonathan Zittrain of the Berkman Center pretending to be Clay Shirky of ITP. Clay was delayed on a flight, so Jonathan took over with a talk titled “Here Comes Everybody.” He did a great job of pumping energy into the conference … Continue reading
Wayne Moses Burke (@wmburke) of the Open Forum Foundation noticed that when I followed him on Twitter, there was a strange series of ads that Google had associated with me. I wonder how prevalent this is and if other people are getting something similar. It begs the question whether Google thinks I am a vampire … Continue reading