The Year Past/The Year Ahead: The Editors and Writers of techPresident on 2011/2012

The Year Past The Year Ahead The Editors and Writers of techPresident on Back during the first week of January things in the world of politics technology government and social change seemed or less normal Oh and then there was January th Tunisia was experiencing

  • Title: The Year Past/The Year Ahead: The Editors and Writers of techPresident on 2011/2012
  • Author: Micah L. Sifry Nick Judd
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 104
  • Format: ebook
  • Back during the first week of January 2011, things in the world of politics, technology, government and social change seemed or less normal Oh, and then there was January 6th Tunisia was experiencing a wave of protests and strikes, and we reported on how an effort by the Tunisian government to steal the Facebook and Gmail passwords of human rights and democracy actiBack during the first week of January 2011, things in the world of politics, technology, government and social change seemed or less normal Oh, and then there was January 6th Tunisia was experiencing a wave of protests and strikes, and we reported on how an effort by the Tunisian government to steal the Facebook and Gmail passwords of human rights and democracy activists had provoked a wave of DDoS distributed denial of service attacks by Anonymous, the global hacking collective.Suddenly, the world seemed to be turning faster And indeed, as you read through this compilation of the best of techPresident from 2011, as well as the prognostications of thirty of our smartest friends and fellow travelers as they look at the year ahead, you can t help but be affected by just how much took place in 2011, and how hyper empowered, hyper networked people are everywhere the engine of this increased velocity of activity and tumult.Of course, this is just the first draft of history From the Arab Spring to WikiLeaks, from Occupy Wall Street to Ron Paul, from the rise of we government to hidden secrets of the 2012 presidential campaign, this is your ebook And yes, if you have been reading this site religiously, you will recognize the contributions from the likes of Nancy Scola, Nick Judd, Dominic Campbell, Mark Pesce, Susan Crawford, Dan Gillmor, Eli Pariser, Douglas Rushkoff, Esther Dyson, Cheryl Contee, Zephyr Teachout, Alex Howard, Cindy Gallop and Matt Stoller.

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