Cyberculture agenda: “Global Voices Community: We Stand With Hisham

Global Voices Community: We Stand With Hisham Global Voices Online by Global Voices Hisham Almiraat (center) at the Global Voices 2012 Summit in Nairobi with Mohamed ElGohary (L) and Sami Ben Gharbia (R). PHOTO: Ivan Sigal Anonymous declares “total war” on Islamic State after Paris attacks The Next Web by Matthew Hussey The Anonymous hacking group has … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Algorithmic cruelty”…”Web Encryption Gets Stronger in 2014….

Algorithmic cruelty  Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow With its special end-of-year message, Facebook wants to show you, over and over, what your year “looked like”; in Eric Meyer’s case, the photo was of his daughter, who died this year: “For those of us who lived through the death of loved ones, or spent extended time in … Read more

“The Dark Knight Rises” looks like an anti-Occupy movement statement…

  Yesterday, I could finally watch the latest Batman episode. The villain is  in no way an alternative to Joker. Some exotic scenes are added but they are not substantially integrated to the script and they are more like some Orientalist decorations. Sort of insulting now.. But worse is that the villain, Bane, starts an … Read more

Free lectures from Michel Foucault; The Art of the Occupy Movement… and more..

United States: The Art of the Occupy Movement from Global Voices Online by Gina Cardenas This post is part of our special coverage #Occupy Worldwide. The creative cadre of the Occupy Wall Street movement envisions a world where people are free to express their ideas of freedom, equality, and outrage at the system of greed … Read more

Occupy Oakland turns ugly thanks to the Oakland Mayor…

  Occupy Oakland: Riot police use tear gas, other nonlethal weapons on protestors by Xeni Jardin Photo: Adreadnonymous. Protester in wheelchair at Oakland protest, tear-gassed. [Video Link: Oakland police throwing tear gas bombs at protesters.] From Oakland Nor Police raid on Occupy Oakland: the morning after by Xeni Jardin One-percenter: why I support Occupy by … Read more

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