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Workplace Rebellion: Savvy Workers Drive Technology Transformation

Karen Appleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Karen Appleton

We're on the verge of a massive shift where user experience will become the determining factor for technology adoption at work. Let the workplace rebellion begin.

In the App Economy, Newspapers are Apps

Maya Baratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Maya Baratz

If news media outlets want to thrive in this new environment, they need to start thinking of themselves as apps.

Participatory Media and Why I Love it (and Must Defend It)

Caterina Fake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Caterina Fake

Jaron Lanier does not understand that people do things for reasons other than bolstering their egos and making money. Those who engage in participatory media are not "robbed of dignity."

Tea Partiers Organize Online, Emulating Obama and Progressive Blogs

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Colin Delany

The Left has no monopoly on internet organizing; the tools don't care who uses them. Tea Partiers can learn from Obama just as much as anyone else can.

The Truth About Author Platforms

Jonathan Fields | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jonathan Fields

A few years back, proving your platform meant whipping out your big black book of press clipping. You know, the ones that proved you could get into the media at will. Not any more.

The Fall and Potential Rise of Africa's Lion Populations

Diane Dulken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Diane Dulken

In reality, there has been a sharp and rapid decline in Africa's lion populations; however, a new report points to two strategies that if adopted may help to revive them.

Want to Help Others This Thanksgiving? Go Online

Rachel Sterne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rachel Sterne

A fascinating experiment in digital philanthropy is brewing at Robin Hood Foundation, a New York City charity that has raised more than $1 billion for poverty-focused nonprofits.

Privacy vs. Power in Gov 2.0

Gadi Ben-Yehuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gadi Ben-Yehuda

One of the goals of Gov 2.0 is to increase citizens' power over their own lives by participating in their own governing.

How to Save the Los Angeles Times, End Rush Hour Traffic, Solve the Housing Crisis (And Not Have to Pay For It)

Brady Westwater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Brady Westwater

Two of the most important decisions any of us ever make is where we decide to live and what job we choose to accept. Rush hour traffic, however, proves how wrong we all can be.

50 Most Annoying Things About The Internet

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Last month we listed 50 things being killed by the internet. Now here's a selection of the trends we wish could be consigned to the waste bin - the mo...

The Benefits of Starting a Business During a Recession: One Colorado Story

Holly Hamann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Holly Hamann

What person in their right mind would quit their job during the worst economy since the Great Depression?

Web 2.0 Expo LIVE On Twitter

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Watch the Web 2.0 Expo live through our curated Twitter lists. Do you know a tweeter who's perfect for one of these lists? Email us at twitterlists@hu...

Life After Print: URB Magazine 2.0

Raymond Leon Roker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Raymond Leon Roker

While many have quickly lamented URB's print hiatus or reminisced about our long legacy, there is also an unfortunate feeding frenzy on even the hint of print's presumed, imminent demise.

Lawyers, Anthropologists, and Revolutionaries

Paul Lippe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Paul Lippe

In the mid-'90's, when I was General Counsel of a Silicon Valley software company called Synopsys, my friend Roberta Katz had a similar role at Netsc...

Robin Hood Foundation Embraces the Web to Feed NYC's Hungry

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Over the past two months, a skunkworks team of young internet influencers has met, brainstormed, emailed and twittered -- all in the pursuit of feeding more than 100,000 of the city's hungry.

Email's End?

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rob Kall

Crossposted from Every change in communications medium causes big changes in culture, since cuneiform, then writing were introduced. Em...

Why Press 5 for Customer Service When You Can Twitter?

Karthika Swamy Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karthika Swamy Cohen

Social media portals are changing the ways in which companies are doing business, thanks to one-on-one interactions between consumers and employees.

Ford Hosts a Taurus Tweetup in Denver

Ef Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ef Rodriguez

Though they may not get the whole fuel efficiency thing, Ford gets social media.

The Future of Gov 2.0: Law by Wiki?

Gadi Ben-Yehuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Bills are crowdsourced already. Lobbyists, lawyers, legislative assistants, and others have their pens out -- and their contributions, unlike Wikipedia editors', go unattributed and unnoticed.

Gov 2.0: How The Internet Is Redefining Democracy

New York TImes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

There is no turning back the clock. We now have more public opinion exerting pressure on politics than ever before. The question is how it may be chan...

Confessions of a Phony Internet Muslim

Barrett Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Barrett Brown

YouTube, like the Internet at large, is what the Holy Land would have been like during the Crusades if everyone in the Holy Land had too much free time on their hands.

Gov 2.0 and Health Care: 3 Ways Data Can Lower Costs and Empower Citizens

Gadi Ben-Yehuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gadi Ben-Yehuda

I've tried to look at three separate agencies and look at ways that the government can either provide data or amalgamate it and present it in ways that citizens would find useful.

The Polity of G21 and Why Gov 2.0 Matters

Gadi Ben-Yehuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gadi Ben-Yehuda

The achievable goal of G21 policies and practices is to shift information (and thus power) from governments, corporations, and groups, to individuals.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Welcome, Big Brother: Ondi Timoner on We Live in Public

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the documentary We Live in Public, director Ondi Timoner focuses on an experiment in which 100 people were shut into a Soho, NY basement with all the comforts of home, plus 24/7 surveillance.

Gov 2.0: The Promise of Innovation

Tim O'Reilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tim O'Reilly

Can government become a platform of, for and by the people?