Monthly Archives: December 2010

Jon Udell, Calendars and Computational Thinking

Jon Udell is senior technical evangelist for Microsoft and a long-time technology writer and analyst. David Weinberger introduces him with a story about pitching his company to Udell at Byte Magazine in 1990, reminding us all that Weinberger, Udell and … Continue reading

Posted in Berkman | 5 Comments

If Amazon has silenced Wikileaks…

Whether you believe Julian Assange should be Time’s Man of the Year, or whether you’d like to see him tried for espionage, rape or other crimes, you have to admit the man keeps things interesting. While the revelations in Wikileaks … Continue reading

Posted in Human Rights, Media | 23 Comments

Civic media in Moldova… and Cambridge, MA, too…

My friends at the Center for Future Civic Media at MIT are engaged in a very interesting crowdsourcing project. You may remember Moldova’s “Twitter Revolution” of April 2009, when activists took to the streets of Chisinau to protest what they … Continue reading

Posted in CFCM, Human Rights, Media | Comments Off on Civic media in Moldova… and Cambridge, MA, too…