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“let’s mambo” teaser

[Audio: music; Subtitles: English; Languages: ASL, English] Ooh, this looks like it will be fun! If Sean Forbes seems familiar, you’re probably remembering when I profiled “I’m Deaf”. You should of course know who Marlee Matlin is 😉 I also … Continue reading

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toppling methods of discourse, communication, & collective action

In The “Twitter Can’t Topple Dictators” Article, Jay Rosen says It’s hard to know how much weight to assign to the Internet and its social media tools–Facebook and Twitter–in recent uprisings like Iran and Moldova in 2009, Tunisia this year … Continue reading

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Hell, yes: Taxes are the membership fees for a civilized society

Take a look at this: Vision: Everyday Brits Are in Revolt Against Wealthy Tax Cheats — Can We Do That Here? Imagine a parallel universe where the Great Crash of 2008 was followed by a Tea Party of a very … Continue reading

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The fun I had watching last night: @aaronbar pwned

Well. It seems that Anonymous got annoyed with a self styled “security expert” and so hacked into his company (HBGary) website and personal twitter account, and left him the following message: HBGary leaked emails You think you’ve gathered full names … Continue reading

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wikileaks, the internet, egypt: at the edges and intersections

I first want to touch on the importance of communication. Believe me, as a deaf person I am acutely aware of the central place communication has in all of humanity. We are driven to communicate, we must communicate, and we … Continue reading

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egypt: no chaos until now

[Audio: unknown; Captions: none; Subtitles: limited description] According to the YouTube upload, Female anti-government protester telling Al Jazeera that they cannot leave the square even if she wanted to – she is crying on air and sounds very scared and … Continue reading

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#egypt: and all the connections –

ISP Noor went down several hours ago today — again I was watching the twitter stream when @ioerror suddenly tweeted that he couldn’t reach it. This really bothers me. Bringing Egypt’s networks down was bad enough, but a sense of … Continue reading

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egypt afire

I am not particularly qualified to comment directly on Egypt. Foreign policy isn’t my area of expertise, I’ve never been there, I do not know the language nor the culture nor the people. But I do know that 30 years … Continue reading

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wikileaks: “The avalanche has already started, it is too late for the pebbles to vote.”

In looking over this article, one thing that strikes me is that these Wikileaks commentaries are becoming a blend of current political issues as well as Wikileaks news, and not just purely articles about Wikileaks itself. In fact, this article … Continue reading

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wikileaks: roundup

The War on WikiLeaks: John Pilger’s Investigation and Interview With Julian Assange Regardless of the threats to his freedom and safety, he says the US is not WikiLeaks’ main “technological enemy.” “China is the worst offender. China has aggressive, sophisticated … Continue reading

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wikileaks: the harrassment of jacob appelbaum

I want to highlight this twitter report from Jacob Appelbaum, of Wikileaks about the harrassment he faces every time he flies (whether it’s on Wikileaks related business or not). It is well worth reading through. For those of you not … Continue reading

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wikileaks: social media strengths — a look at twitter

Twitter has played a huge role for me in Wikileaks — it’s kept me informed of the latest developments in the Wikileaks saga just for starters. But it’s really so much more than that, and right now there’s a constellation … Continue reading

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