list of five specific uses (cybersecurity, cyber crime, protecting people from...– Did CISPA Actually Get Better Before Passing? Not Really | Techdirt
I don’t want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a...– Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything /via the beast
Bijan Sabet: Getting to know someone →
bijan: The thing I’ve been thinking about since that meal is how much we take for granted about people all around us. We assume we know them. We can’t imagine or aren’t mindful of the struggles they have had to face in their life. We dont’ take into consideration the personal demons they are dealing with every day. We don’t think about them fully as people. I suspect if we did we would be more...
Why You Can't Get a Taxi →
katekrontiris: Really interesting article about how Uber has stepped in to fix the failures in the taxi market … and create new problems for old industries. Wow amazing article pinpointing the struggle between networks and incumbents
Reading Tom Vanderbilt’s series on the crisis in American walking, I noticed...– Why Don’t Conservative Cities Walk?
we are publishing a draft of the Innovator’s Patent Agreement, which we...– Twitter Blog: Introducing the Innovator’s Patent Agreement
The Essence of Connected Learning (by DML Research Hub)
With the private sector and government stumbling into the 21st century,...– - Sara Horowitz from The Dream of the 1890s: Why Old Mutualism Is Making a New Comeback /via @julietgo
Connected Learning →
Yesterday at the Center for Civic Media, our lunch guest was S. Craig Watkins, a professor at UT Austin working on a variety of projects under the heading of “Connected Learning”. In his blog post about the idea, Dr. Watkins defines this as: the increasingly complex ways in which young people’s learning ecologies are evolving. It is the notion that, in addition to happening anytime and...
the way that CISPA goes about it is wrong on two important levels. First, it...– we.believeinthe.net: Continuations: CISPA
Lawyers tend to think of disclosure as a writing problem: what should our...– Transparency as a User Experience Problem | Tech @ FTC (via netizeneffect)
That said, however, the fact remains that virtually every major disruptive or...– The e-book wars: Who is less evil, Amazon or book publishers? — Tech News and Analysis
Knight News Challenge: Knight News Challenge on... →
So many cool projects in here! newschallenge: We just finished selecting the 51 proposals that will go to the next round of the Knight News Challenge on networks. (You can see 50 of them listed below; one was a closed entry we don’t have permission from the applicant to share.) Included in this 51 are the five applications that…
Hacking email: getting things done by bypassing... →
I’m not a hard core follower of GTD, but I do believe that working from the top of your inbox all day long is a recipe for disaster. However, accessing email is important and necessary. Problem is, with most email clients (I use gmail), you have to pass through the inbox (risking distraction) to do anything else you might need to do with your mail, such as composing or searching. Recently, I’ve...
Gary Chou: What Should I Make? →
I’m wrestling with that very question! Wish I could be there. garychou: In 2012, our possibilities as creators are more limitless than they’ve ever been. With the rise of networks like Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr, we’re more connected than ever. This hyper-connectedness has enabled us to build our own audiences, to collaborate on impossible tasks, and to amplify our…
Brian Watson: A wizard offers you a choice:... →
Books! brianwatson: I found this question on Quora this morning, and I find it very interesting. Below, I’ve included a few of the best arguments on both sides: pro-books: It’s only 40m. If you could truly, totally absorb and master the contents of one book per week, 40m would be chump change before very long.
You are the web – Take Action – Google →
netizeneffect: Google is starting to mobilize for the web, in the wake of SOPA.
Did my position on this issue evolve over the last 12 months? I am not ashamed...– Former MPAA tech policy chief Paul Brigner speaking to CNET about SOPA. (via bijan)
So for the past 10 years, Brierley has scoured the satellite images of Google...– Man Uses Google Earth to Track Down Long-Lost Family in India (via internetmiracles)