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The Open Source Revolution

Raymond Schillinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Raymond Schillinger

I take issue with the events in Egypt being labeled a "Twitter revolution" or a "Facebook revolution." No, Egypt's revolution is an open source revolution.

A Rare Letter From a Gifted Ethnographer to Her Born-Digital Daughter

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

With her newest book, Alone Together (Basic Books), Sherry Turkle, the ethnographer of people's relationship with technology, completes a trilogy begun with The Second Self in 1984.

How to Avoid Social Media Overload

Dorie Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dorie Clark

Keeping up with social media is now a 24/7 pursuit. How do you fit social media into your schedule, and what are your strategies for avoiding social media overload?

Has the Business Card Finally Had Its Day?

Andy Miah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Andy Miah

How should we regard the business card in a digital age? For a few years now, I have been photographing business cards. but today, I decided that they should go into the public domain.

The Art Fair 2.0

Stephanie Adamowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Stephanie Adamowicz

New contemporary art fairs are constantly being added to the international agenda in places ranging from the Middle East to Asia to South America, as ...

Be an Oprah/Oprah-ette: Steps to Branding and Thought Leadership in 2011

April Rudin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
April Rudin

On the brink of a New Year, its timely to think about "out with the old and in with the new." It's important housekeeping for us whether we are talki...

The Men And No Women Of Web 2.0's Boards

AllThingsD | Kara Swisher | Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

While it was wink-wink cute when Spanky, Alfalfa and Buckwheat huffed and puffed about keeping out Darla--which they never ever could--back in the las...

Tracking the Progress of the White House Open Government Directive

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

As the new year beckons, there are more ways for the citizens of the United States of America to provide feedback to their federal government than perhaps there ever have been in its history.

Privacy: Out of the Echo Chamber, Literally Touching Our Person

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

The TSA debate is forcing all of us to examine the larger than life forces, government and industry, that are assuming the role of defining which zones of our lives will remain intimate.

Web 2.0 Summit 2010 Kicks Off: Watch LIVE Here

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Web 2.0 Summit has kicked off, with Google CEO Eric Schmidt opening the 3-day event in San Francisco. If you can't make it to the event, which...

Confessions of a Female Entrepreneur

Michele Colucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michele Colucci

Fund-raising is an awkward and often uncomfortable effort for those raising funds. But when the person asking is a women entrepreneur, the dance takes on many more nuances.

How Technology is Making Students Better Writers

Jim McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jim McGuire

When students walk into a classroom spending hours each day putting their thoughts into words, it can only make them better writers.

What's Right with America? Let Me List the Books

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

I became the #1 Amazon reviewer for non-fiction [or 32/216 overall including movies, software, and fiction) quite by accident, loading 300 reviews fr...

Integrating Technology -- and it's Cheap too

Jim McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jim McGuire

If schools would explore their options, technology for students can be attained without breaking the bank. This is how my sixth-grade language arts classroom is equipped.

Is Social Networking Useless for Social Change?

Brendan Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Brendan Smith

The evidence here is pretty clear: Social networking websites can play and are playing an important role in finding and connecting people who are beginning to think and feel similar things.

Can the Power of Web 2.0 Solve the World's Most Pressing Problems?

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

So what does Web 2.0 mean to Gov 2.0? Many aspects cannot be discerned at this point, but one thing is certainly clear: It's about all of us.

Are We One Click Away From Disconnecting From the People Around Us?

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Stiffelman

Is the web diminishing our ability to pay attention to the goings on in the real world, or whether we're neurologically modifying ourselves to only be capable of focusing on ever-briefer bites of information.

Users Want Tosh(ers)

Alexandra Juhasz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alexandra Juhasz

I was recently interviewed by Time magazine about the phenomenon of Tosh.0. Once again, my YouTube studies lead me to pop-analysis of cultural phenome...

How to Read Facebook

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alex Pasternack

Like the emperor or the king, Mark Zuckerberg is not the kind of guy who is going to really open up himself. What do we learn about him in a profile subtitled "Mark Zuckerberg opens up"? Not much. And maybe, maybe, a lot.

Charity: Water-Less, but Defiant

Jennifer Simckowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jennifer Simckowitz

Today charity: water is drilling again -- this time in a nearby Bayaka village. They haven't given up and I don't believe we'll see any white flags as long as Scott keeps doing what's he doing, as one of the most exciting Change Agents of our time.

Wanted: Geeky, Wonkish Scribe for Chicago Mayor

Sally Duros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sally Duros

Wanted: Mayoral candidates who understand the power of data to improve government and empower Democracy. Must view city employment as public service and embrace Gov2.0.

The Next Rise of Silicon Valley or Why I Quit My Job to Solve Facebook's Death Problem

Rudy Adler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Rudy Adler

This year, 1.5 million Facebook users will pass away but their Facebook profiles will live on. This is a growing problem and people are naturally asking: can major social media sites handle their dead?

How an Online Magazine Is Being Built Into a Million Dollar Business

Neal Rodriguez | Posted 05.27.2011 | Media
Neal Rodriguez

In the last decade of the 20th century, Michael Stelzner was a successful copywriter specializing in generating leads using white papers. He was known...

African Digital Art

Max Eternity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Max Eternity

African Digital Art came out of a need for more visibility of Africa's talent in the digital media industry. Jepchumba is the founder of African Digital Art -- an online collective of digital artists and enthusiasts.

Five Guerrilla Marketing Weapons That Helped Increase My Business Without Spending Any Money

Michael Tasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Tasner

The end of 2009 and into 2010 was proving to be a very difficult year for my company, Taz Solutions, Inc. I discovered that the old ways of doing business were just not working in the "new economy. "