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Occupy Wall Street Technology

Activist Technology Demo Day

Amelia Marzec | Posted 04.30.2012 | Technology
Amelia Marzec

I recently had the opportunity to organize a demo day for activists, bringing together an energetic group of technologists, artists and designers.

Zuccotti Park Protest Lives on, in Augmented Reality App

Amelia Marzec | Posted 03.11.2012 | Technology
Amelia Marzec

If you missed seeing the Occupy Wall Street protest in Zuccotti Park, there's another chance for you to experience the occupation at the original site.

Occupy Research: Methods and Tools for a Decentralized Future

Amelia Marzec | Posted 01.25.2012 | Technology
Amelia Marzec

To decrease reliance on corporate media, protestors are moving towards building their own open source tools. Hackathons have been organized in New York, Boston, DC and San Francisco. The projects are available on Github so different camps can download and run them locally.

"I'm Getting Arrested" App Creators Slammed With Feature Requests

Amelia Marzec | Posted 01.17.2012 | Technology
Amelia Marzec

Over 200 arrests resulted from the Liberty Square raid on Tuesday. But the "I'm Getting Arrested" app was forgotten, illustrating a disconnect between online and offline activists.

Artist Brings Virtual Currency to Occupy Wall Street

Amelia Marzec | Posted 01.07.2012 | New York
Amelia Marzec

Meet Fran Ilich, a media artist and activist who started his own investment bank six years ago with nothing more than server space.

Bike-Powered Generators: A New Source of Electricity for Occupy Wall Street

Amelia Marzec | Posted 12.31.2011 | New York
Amelia Marzec

2011-10-31-Screenshot20111031at10.27.03AM.jpgIn the wake of the confiscation of gasoline generators by the NYPD, the people of Occupy Wall Street have turned to a new source of power.

Occupy Wall Street -- The "What If" Generation's Public Beta Test

Jonathan Askin | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Askin

The digital natives who can imagine alternative "What If" worlds have come to Wall Street with frustrations over the existing political/corporate structures and processes, and are trying to re-imagine a better world.