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January 28, 2012

Berkman Buzz

This week’s Berkman Buzz

  • Jonathan Zittrain hosts Computers Gone Wild [link]

  • Yochai Benkler discusses the Megaupload indictment [link]

  • Zeynep Tufekci argues that Twitter’s new tweet blocking policy is good for free speech [link]

  • Wayne Marshall explores nationalism and tradition in Congolese hip-hop [link]

  • Ethan Zuckerman liveblogs the launch of David Weinberger’s “Too Big To Know” [link]

  • Weekly Global Voices: Serbia: The Media War Against Angelina Jolie [link]

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January 16, 2012

Berkman Buzz

This week’s Berkman Buzz

  • Dan Gillmor explores the role of the news ombudsman[link

  • danah boyd is “Generation Flux” [link]

  • Ethan Zuckerman liveblogs Wael Abbas’s talk on video and social media in pre-revolution Egypt [link]

  • metaLAB reviews Jeffrey Schnapp’s new Electric Information Age Book [link]

  • Herdict needs help with a mystery [link]

  • Weekly Global Voices: Kenya/Somalia: Twitter War: Kenyan Army Versus Al Shabaab [link]

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December 11, 2011

Berkman Buzz

Berkman Buzz

This week’s Berkman Buzz:

  • The Internet & Democracy Project investigates DDoS attacks during recent elections in Russia: link

  • Public Radio Exchange is launching a new Public Media Accelerator:
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  • danah boyd explores the role of technology in human trafficking: link

  • Jonathan Zittrain discusses the proposed SOPA compromise: link

  • Ethan Zuckerman welcomes (sort of) Al-Shabaab to Twitter: link

  • Weekly Global Voices: “Russia: Analyzing the Possible Scale of Saturday’s Election Protests”
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December 3, 2011

Berkman Buzz

This week’s Berkman Buzz:

  • John Palfrey and Jonathan Zittrain advocate in Science for better data for a better Internet:
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  • Mayo Fuster Morell discusses the Spanish Revolution and the Internet: link

  • Jonathan Zittrain warns that the personal computer is dead: link

  • Zeynep Tufekci explores the pack mentality in journalism: link

  • The Citizen Media Law Project writes about undercover police monitoring of the Occupy protests in Nashville: link

  • Weekly Global Voices: “Global Voices Podcast: Technology that Empowers!”
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November 20, 2011

Berkman Buzz

This week’s Berkman Buzz:

  • VIDEO: Justin Reich discusses technology and educational equality:
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  • Juan Carlos de Martin publishes an op-ed in La Stampa on Italy’s digital agenda [in Italian] link

  • The Citizen Media Law Project reviews an ACLU/NAACP lawsuit revolving around an ad at the Philly International Airport link

  • Dan Gillmor argues against SOPA link

  • Herdict attends the first EU Hackathon link

  • Harry Lewis reviews this week’s government attacks on freedom of speech and thought link

  • Weekly Global Voices: “Zambia: Porn Video Sparks Debate on Gender, Culture and Morality” link

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November 5, 2011

Berkman Buzz

This week’s Berkman Buzz:

  • Wendy Seltzer reports on last week’s ICANN public meeting:
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  • The OpenNet Initiative makes its global filtering data available for download and reuse: link

  • Ethan Zuckerman explores the phenomenon of the “rebuttal tweet”: link

  • Jeffrey Schnapp discusses physicality in the libraries of the future:
    link

  • The Citizen Media Law Project keeps track of ACTA: link

  • Weekly Global Voices: “Global Voices Podcast: Bridging the Language Gaps”
    link

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October 29, 2011

Berkman Buzz

This week’s Berkman Buzz:

  • Ethan Zuckerman explores mapping and storytelling at Occupy Wall Street: link

  • Dan Gillmor critiques the WikiLeaks payments blockade: link

  • The Citizen Media Law Project spots Bigfoot fighting for free speech: link

  • Herdict covers China’s censorship of the ‘Occupy’ movement: link

  • Weekly Global Voices: “United Kingdom: At Age 77, a Life of Inspiration”
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October 23, 2011

Berkman Buzz

This week’s Berkman Buzz:

  • The Digital Public Library of America announces $5 Million in Funding from the Sloan Foundation and Arcadia Fund:
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  • Ethan Zuckerman recaps Beth Coleman’s presentation on “Tweeting the Revolution”
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  • John Palfrey describes teaching at the Harvard Graduate School of Design on the history, present, and future of libraries
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  • Rebecca MacKinnon examines why censorship is a central issue in Tunisian political discourse and debates
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  • The Youth and Media Project launches a new website
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  • The Citizen Media Law Project reports on how one doctor’s complaint turned a public database private
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  • Weekly Global Voices: “Israel: Joy and Anger Continue Over Shalit Deal”
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October 2, 2011

Berkman Buzz

This week’s Berkman Buzz:

  • Andrés Monroy-Hernández explores the link between information technology and economic growth:
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  • Doc Searls explains the needs for cars on the Net:
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  • Dan Gillmor reviews Amazon’s new Kindle Fire:
    link

  • The Citizen Media Law Project praises Al Jazeera’s embrace of Creative Commons:
    link

  • Benjamin Mako Hill on science as dance:
    link

  • Weekly Global Voices: “Zambia: Netizens Start Countdown to 90 Day Change Promise”
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September 24, 2011

Berkman Buzz

This week’s Berkman Buzz:

  • Mayo Fuster Morell publishes a new paper on “The Unethics of Sharing: Wikiwashing”: link

  • Andrés Monroy-Hernandez considers terminology discussions as probes: link

  • David Weinberger interviews LibraryThing founder Tim Spalding: link

  • Dan Gillmor discusses what the new Facebook means for net freedom: link

  • Stuart Shieber explores peer review: link

  • Weekly Global Voices: “Uganda: Anti-Museveni Author Freed After Five Days”
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