from The Next Web by Nick Summers
from EFF.org Updates by Rainey Reitman
In a hearing earlier today on the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), Representative Mike Rogers dismissed the opposition to the bill. He compared opponents of the bill to a “14 year old” tweeting in a basement (watch the video).
from Mashable! by Alex Fitzpatrick
from Mashable! by Lauren Indvik
from The Next Web by Paul Sawers
The Internet Archive Aggressively Expands Its Software Collection, Now the Largest of Its Kind Online
from The Next Web by Harrison Weber
from Mashable! by Neha Prakash
from Mashable! by Matt Petronzio
TechNet, Microsoft, CISPA: Oh my! The current cybersecurity muddle hearkens to the early days of SOPA
from The Next Web by Alex Wilhelm
from Mashable! by Sam Laird
from Wired Top Stories by Cade Metz
Microsoft wants to be more like Amazon. And Amazon wants to be more like Microsoft. This is the state of cloud computing.
from social media vb by Amanda DiSilvestro
It has been a little over two months since Google introduced its new enhanced campaigns. Not everyone is on board with the updates, which then begs the question: Why do some people disagree with the new Google enhanced campaigns, and are the Bing changes any better?
In 2007, the hacktivist collective Anonymous was dubbed the “internet hate machine” by Fox News for their trolling campaigns. Six years later, they are the white knights of the digital realm, seeking justice for the now deceased 17-year-old Rehtaeh
from social media vb by Alex Becker
Bitcoins are a kind of online, open-source currency whose value is not backed by any precious metal, tradable commodity, or national economy ? making it essentially decentralized with respect to the international market. Here are five reasons you should be paying attention.
from Mashable! by The Daily Dot
from Boing Boing by Marina Gorbis
from iRevolution by Patrick Meier
I?m going to keep this blog post technical because the emotions from yesterday?s events are still too difficult to deal with. Within an hour of the bombs going off, I received several emails asking me to comment on the use of social media in Boston and how it differed to the digital humanitarian response efforts I am typically engaged in. So here are just a few notes, nothing too polished, but some initial reactions.
from The Next Web by Martin Bryant
from The Next Web by Jon Russell
from Mashable! by Vignesh Ramachandran
from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow
Tim Wu has written an admirably economical and restrained review of Evgeny Morozov’s new book, “To Save Everything, Click Here.” I wrote a long critique of Morozov’s first book in 2011, and back then, I found myself unable to restrain myself from enumerating the many, many flaws in the book and its fundamental dishonesty, pandering and laziness. Wu has more discipline than I do, and limits himself to a much shorter, sharper and better critique of Morozov’s new one. It’s a must-read:
from The Next Web by Martha Pierce