links for 2009-11-28

Tenants' Rights Flash Cards | Gothamist Design for civic rights. I want, I need, I want. (tags: art design housing nyc rights) Follow the GPS, Ése | Vice Magazine Transborder Immigrant Tool Helps Mexicans Cross Over Safely (tags: mexico usa border immigration gps technology mobile tools)


Roundtable on Virtual Worlds and Nonprofits

I had the pleasure of representing Digital Democracy at the Global Kids’ Virtual World Capacity Building Program, a four-week intensive exposure to virtual worlds for public good institutions. At the end of the program, each of the participants gave presentations at the Global Kids-hosted Fall 09 Roundtable on Virtual Worlds and Nonprofits on MacArthur Island … Continue reading

Open My City Project Retrospective

This project started as the brainchild of the Pioneers, a group of “innovative thinkers at the frontier of active citizenship.” Brought together by the great people at Humanity in Action and Felix Meritas, and supported by the Dutch government as part of the NY400, 20 Amsterdam and 20 New York City “P!oneers” set out to … Continue reading

links for 2009-11-25

IBM staffer posts pics on Facebook, loses benefits | CNET Insurance companies are now using Facebook to screen members (tags: usa internet socialnetworking job economy privacy)

links for 2009-11-23

Sarah Palin, WWE Star | Taibblog Matt Taibbi always nails it with analysis. (tags: politics culture media funny journalism news blog usa) Asia's Most Comprehensive Social Media Wiki | Digital Media Across Asia Fantastic resource for anyone working in Asia (tags: socialmedia social media internet statistics asia research digital online resource) world within new york … Continue reading

links for 2009-11-16

Barack Obama criticises internet censorship at meeting in China | Guardian Obama frames liberties as a question of political culture rather than international legal norms, but still, one Twitter user wrote: "I will not forget this morning; I heard, on my shaky internet connection, a question about our own freedom which only a foreign leader … Continue reading

links for 2009-11-14

Those Who Hate The Fairness Doctrine Should Love Net Neutrality | Huffington Post Art Brodsky posits whether conservatives are rallying againt net neutrality based on a false premise. But is it purposefully false? (tags: netneutrality conservative law activism usa government economics internet) Rupert Murdoch and Google Part 2 | blog maverick Mark Cuban brings up … Continue reading

links for 2009-11-11

Net Neutrality Worst Case | Gizmodo Rupert Murdoch's statement about being able to take on Google and that he would prefer fewer paying readers of the WSJ than more freeloaders. What if the net wasn't neutral? What would/could it look like… (tags: netneutrality internet politics opensource freeculture)

links for 2009-11-10

Obama Seeks Revision of Health Plan Abortion Limits | NYTimes but is he willing to veto? (tags: usa healthcare abortion obama) Rammstein album to be banned from display in Germany | Music | Rammstein's album "Liebe ist für alle da" censored in Germany with & without box set featuring 6 pink latex replicas of … Continue reading

Presenting at ITP Social Activism using Mobile Technology class

Back in May I had the pleasure of exploring The Future, also known as NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program Spring Show 2009. Last night I had the pleasure of actually molding it by guest lecturing Nathan Freitas’ Social Activism using Mobile Technology class at ITP with my colleague Emily Jacobi. The topic of our class was … Continue reading