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No Internet Week
That is the title of this provocative film project. So, my fellow web friends, could you survive a week with no internet? (Or, while we’re at it, with no cable TV?) Consider the upside: The first thing that struck me after a day … Continue reading
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The future of law and legislation?
A legislator in California, Mike Gatto (pictured below), recently set up the world’s first Wiki-bill in order to enable private citizens to act as cyber-legislators and help draft an actual law. According to Assemblyman Gatto: Government has a responsibility to listen to the … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Direct Democracy, Law, Legislation, Technology 1 Comment
What does a micro-dissertation look like?
Check out the website LOL My Thesis to find out. In brief, it’s what you get when you cross a formal academic dissertation with a cyberpunk format like Twitter. Here’s one example: “I thought there was a solution to invasive lionfish, but there … Continue reading
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Earth Wind Map
prior probability enjoys collecting maps of various kinds, especially during our foreign travels. Our quirky and eclectic collection includes maps of the Amazon, the Moscow Metro, and the Berlin Wall, among many others. But we recently discovered (through digg.com) the most beautiful … Continue reading
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