Here’s a selection of some of the most popular posts I’ve made in the last ten years, as well as some posts I’m especially fond of.
Cute Cats to the Rescue? – my “Cute Cat Theory” paper
Beyond the Crisis in Civics
Beyond Election Monitoring: Citizen Monitoring of Infrastructure
Unpacking Kony 2012
An Idea Worth at least 40 nanoKardashians of your Attention
The Tweetbomb and the Ethics of Attention
When the World is Your Dance Teacher
How Do We Make Civic Crowdfunding Awesome?
The Passion of Mike Daisey
What if Tunisia Had a Revolution, But Nobody Watched
CHI Keynote: Desperately Seeking Serendipity
Those White Plastic Chairs
Overcoming Political Polarization, But Not Through Facts
Internet Freedom: Beyond Circumvention
Makmende’s So Huge, He Can’t Fit into Wikipedia
Is Ad-Supported Journalism Viable?
The Polyglot Internet
The Cute Cat Theory Talk at ETech
Homophily, Serendipity, Xenophilia
Financial Models for Difficult Journalism
Innovation from Constraint
Mapping Infrastructure and Flow
The Art of Conference Blogging
Paper on Mobile Phones and Activism
Incremental Infrastructure, or how Mobile Phones Might Wire Africa
Just How Crazy is Joseph Kony?
Africa’s a Continent, Not a Crisis
Recovery 2.0 – The Early History of Katrina Peoplefinder
Behold the Power of String
Media Attention, the UN, Sean MacBride and “Ancient” Media History