Bakoyev and Talgat were arrested following large-scale land protests in the country in April and May. Normally very cautious
Environmental sensing networks will grow in the coming years, but the proliferation of new platforms that don't speak to one another is troublesome.
"It has been a long road: 16 months since that August 2012 night, when, pushed by anger I dared to create this request. 300,000
Even as we celebrate and recognize the advantages of online tools for organizing and promoting civic dialogue, we must find ways to recognize the unique advantages of cyber and physical systems, and bring them closer together for promoting democratic values.
Rohrabacher, a member of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, has a long history of making bizarre claims about
When you "share" something on Facebook or Twitter, you're not handing over your second Twinkie. Instead, you're essentially shouting as loud as you can, "Hey, look, everyone! I've got two Twinkies!" And then you wait to find out how everyone else feels about your news.
Now named one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People of 2012, Rattray is still discovering just how great that need was. Ben
Webby Awards: Twitter, Facebook, Others Nominated For People's Special Achievement For Social Change Award (VOTE)
Nothing will replace the immeasurable power of a protest that gathers thousands of people in a city square. But a number
Branding consultant Simon Mainwaring was an agency star, but his work as worldwide creative director for Motorola at Ogilvy and other agencies didn't exactly point to his latest venture -- a book and social branding firm that aim to help create a more equitable world.
Any time you ask someone to take a political act, you're implicitly asking them to trust you that it matters. As former MoveOn
Facebook groups, petitions, angry letters and plans for meetings and rallies sprung up on campus last week as students in
Last night, several Egyptian Activists and bloggers were arrested while spraying graffiti banners promoting El Baradei. But their real crime is that they are trying to summon a spirit that is evil in the eyes of the current regime.
While social media played a role like never before in the run-up and during Copenhagen, there remain issues that must be overcome before activism fully utilizes the power of social media.