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Clay Shirky
writers consultant teacher 309,578 followers
Retweet to show these Internet heroes some love. Still time to submit your comment to FCC: battleforthenet.com -- pic.twitter.com/7JDlqkQT2p
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My friend @CharMarteuse is making a movie. She is funny and it will be too. Throw her $10 to help her get over 9000. goo.gl/8vg5vI
.@RollingStone gun violence map: Worst. Infoviz. Evar. rollingstone.com/feature/gun-co… A sorted list would've conveyed all the data with no clicks.
"Working is hard, but thinking about working is fun. The result is the software industry." goo.gl/JauU9S #icanhaz @ftrain's #babby?
Join the "Peace Corps for Geeks." Apply for the 2015 @codeforamerica Fellowship before the July 15th deadline: c4a.me/1kDQ2kf
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Read this. "Reporting Rape, and Wishing She Hadn’t" nyti.ms/1r72wnF This was at @HWSColleges, but this story happens all over.
Audio DRM says "You don't really own the music you 'buy'." To which we've replied "OK, then we won't pay for it." goo.gl/c5gG89
.@weeklystandard: "Colorado legalizes marijuana. What happens next will shock you!" goo.gl/Rs0slk (Spoiler: People smoke it.)
For many newsrooms of print publications, the sense of crisis is in the past, but much of the crisis itself is still in the future.
Rise & rapid fall of newspaper ad revenue 1950 $20 bn 2000 $66 bn 2013 $17 bn aei-ideas.org/2014/04/creati… pic.twitter.com/99uIyR1a12
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ICYMI #binders: @womeninhighered has an open call for guest contributions. Send me your pitches! Deadline: July 31: wihe.com/displayNews.js…
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Amnesty International launches a new site to help journalists verify YouTube videos nie.mn/1kA3l0l
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Whether or not Facebook publishes this kind of research doesn't change the key question: its power. New post: medium.com/message/engine…
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Job Posting. Toronto. Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Global Affairs citizenlab.org/2014/06/employ…
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No risk to pledge -- if we don't reach the goal, you get your money back. If we do, we get our country back. pic.twitter.com/uQEtbDzoO7
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Facebook's internal review panel has "experts in fields such as privacy and data security." Missing from the list: ethics. Also: law.
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Remember the good old days when Google was supposedly killing journalism by indexing all news articles? pic.twitter.com/92IAp74AV6
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Facebook's fine print: "Your trust is important" vs "We can analyze your application/ content / data for any purpose" on.wsj.com/1z2s8Uw
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this whole story should be understood in light of the center of gravity of research moving from academia to private companies
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My twitter stream would improve immeasurably if I just re-tweeted @zeynep Tufekci's Medium posts all day long. #followmonday
My peer-reviewed new paper is linked at the end of my post on Facebook experiment and social engineering online. medium.com/message/engine…
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I don't know what these words mean RT @fredbenenson #RStats friends, has anyone ever splat'ed a set of plots from ddply into a grid.arrange?
You know we live in a magical age when you can type "samuel beckett photo with cat" and it appears.
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The NSA has demoralized me. When I move, China will spy on my email, but I can't get worked up about it, as my own country spies on me here.