Monthly Archives: May 2007

links for 2007-05-24

Epicenter – Wired Blogs David Weinberger: cool. Neil DeGrasse Tyson: cool. David interviewing Neil about categorization in science and astronomy – wicked cool (tags: taxonomy astronomy science podcast)

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When Conde Nast builds Web 2.0

I continue to think that attending another industry’s conference is one of the most surreal experiences you can have. I’m at the Editor and Publisher and Adweek “Interactive Media” conference at the invitation of the Knight Foundation. Despite the fact … Continue reading

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Global Voices wins Knight Foundation News Challenge

I’m at the Editor and Publisher and Adweek “Interactive Media” conference today because the Knight Foundation is announcing its News Challenge winners this morning at the conference. Global Voices has won one of the 24 awards, a $244,000 two-year grant … Continue reading

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links for 2007-05-23

What the attacks on Estonia have taught us about online combat. – By Cyrus Farivar – Slate Magazine Overview of Estonia/Russia “cyberwar” by Cyrus, suggesting that we still know very little about what happaned in these DDOS attacks (tags: russia … Continue reading

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Tell the World Bank what to do

Got some strong feelings about who should succeed Paul Wolfowitz as the head of the World Bank? If you’d like your feelings to be heard – and possibly to influence the decision – you should check in with my friends … Continue reading

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links for 2007-05-22

The Globalist | Global Technology — Forget Web 2.0. Say Hello to Web 3.0 Evgeny sees the AACS code case as cyberbullying – he makes an analogy to terrorism – and wonders if this is the rise of Web 3.0, … Continue reading

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On being fascinated, locally and globally

I’ve been travelling less this year than I have the last two years, but I think I’m probably still on the road more than is strictly healthy. One of the best indicators I’ve had of this is a strange sort … Continue reading

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Never thought of using it that way…

My friends at Sokwanele – an activist organization in Zimbabwe – sent me a card: The card commemorates the second anniversary of Operation Murambatsvina – which translates in Shona to “Operation Drive Out Trash”. The campaign, officially known as “Operation … Continue reading

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links for 2007-05-18

xkcd – A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language – By Randall Munroe Eve speaks out on the relationship between Alice and Bob and the emotional pain of the man-in-the-middle attack (tags: crypto funny humor math security cartoon) BBC … Continue reading

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links for 2007-05-17

Charlie’s Diary: Shaping the future Lovely – and almost practical – vision of the future based on the idea that storage space is so cheap that the future will never have need (or capacity) to forget the past (tags: blogs … Continue reading

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