Twitter Suggested for Nobel Peace Prize

July 11, 2009

Barry tweeted: Twitter Suggested for Nobel Peace Priz Twitter and its creators are worthy of being considered for the Nobel Peace Prize for the role they played during the recent civil unrest in Iran, according to a former U.S. national security adviser. Mark Pfeifle, a former aide for George W. Bush, suggests that Twitter be […]

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apophenia: answers to questions from Twitter on teen practices

May 18, 2009
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Barry sent me over to danah boyd’s apophenia: answers to questions from Twitter on teen practices. Barry’s always got is finger on the pulse of people with pulses. 🙂

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Larry Lessig: How creativity is being strangled by the law

June 20, 2008
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Barry sent me this great talk. Can’t hear larry talk enough about the enclosure of creativity and other things. “Larry Lessig, the Net’s most celebrated lawyer, cites John Philip Sousa, celestial copyrights and the “ASCAP cartel” in his argument for reviving our creative culture.”

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Richard Bartle on gender and virtual environments

March 13, 2008

Sylvie Noel (I met her at my CapCHi presentation in Ottawa this month) posted about Richard Bartle‘s post (I didn’t even know he had a blog, and if you don’t know about him, you don’t know about MMRPG history) about gender and avatarness. At least it mentions Amy Bruckman and Pavel Curtis’ early work. I’ve […]

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Amazon.ca: Small Tech: The Culture of Digital Tools: Byron Hawk,David M. Rieder,Ollie Oviedo: Books

March 7, 2008

Small Tech: The Culture of Digital Tools edited by Byron Hawk,David M. Rieder,Ollie Oviedo is available in paper back from Amazon.ca! I have a chapter in it with Steve Mann and Barry Wellman. Isabel Pedersen from Ryerson also has a chapter in it. Can’t wait to read it.

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How popular kids get paid on the Web | Macleans.ca – Culture – Media

January 30, 2008

How popular kids get paid on the Web | Macleans.ca – Culture – Media Social networking is an increasingly crowded corner of the Internet business, but Korry Rogers thinks he has the secret to being more than just another Facebook in the crowd: money for nothing. Yuwie.com looks like a no-frills MySpace, and has a […]

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Surveillance Camera Rights – Watching the Watchers – Popular Mechanics

December 21, 2007

Sousveillance makes Popular Mechanics in: Surveillance Camera Rights – Glenn Reynolds Op-Ed – Watching the Watchers. This is great, as Steve, Barry and I have a chapter coming out on the topic in the new year.

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Small Tech: The Culture of Digital Tools (Electronic Mediations): Books: Byron Hawk,David M. Rieder,Ollie Oviedo

December 1, 2007

Amazon.com: Small Tech: The Culture of Digital Tools (Electronic Mediations): Books: Byron Hawk,David M. Rieder,Ollie Oviedo is available for pre-order on amazon. Steve, Barry and I have a chapter.

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Small Tech – The Culture of Digital Tools

October 21, 2007

Software Studies @ UCSD: Publications in Software Studies has the TOC for Small Tech – The Culture of Digital Tools. And if you look way way down at the bottom you’ll see me, steve and barry. I hope I get a copy. Small Tech The Culture of Digital Tools Byron Hawk, David M. Rieder, and […]

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Not Much Anonymity for Unprotected File-Sharers

September 26, 2007

My friend ‘b’ just emailed me this link… too bad he doesn’t have his own blog, eh? UCR: Not Much Anonymity for Unprotected File-Sharers The same technology that allows easy sharing of music, movies and other content across a network also allows government and media companies easy access to who is illegally downloading that content. […]

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