Online Piracy Act: Would It Help Business or Kill... →
mediafuturist: The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is stirring up a lot of controversy in the tech world. Companies that rely heavily on copyright protection call the bill piracy protection; those that rely on user-generated content call it censorship. The bill strengthens the U.S. Justice Department’s power…
Startup Winners news from LeWeb Blog
technologizm: Congratulations to our Startup Competition Winners! Friday, December 9, 2011 - 15:55 Congratulations to our Startup Competition winners! 1st Place Winner - Beintoo 2nd Place Winner - HeyCrowd 3rd Place Winner - Babelverse People’s Choice Award - Echo Labs Limited
Social or Cultural Entrepreneurship: An Argument... →
Cultural entrepreneurs, who often rely heavily on new media tools such as Twitter and Kickstarter, use persuasive communications and peer influence to shift attitudes, beliefs, and behavior and, in doing so, change the world for the better. Think of cultural entrepreneurship as social entrepreneurship’s little sister. Social entrepreneurship has gotten considerable attention in the last decade...
Bye Bye tab bar: Get ready for Path's sharing UI -... →
thenextweb: Whether created using native CoreAnimation, CSS and web technologies, designers are getting excited about it. Some have posted their source code for others to refine and play with. The design-sharing site Dribbble is always a good place to take the pulse of trends like this and there are a half-dozen examples of people playing with it on there already.
Western Surveillance Technology & Repressive... →
futurejournalismproject: In a longread, the Washington Post explores how Western surveillance technology that listens in on cell phone calls, monitors Internet activity, takes pictures of people while they use their computers and otherwise tracks people while it hacks their digital devices, ends up in the hands of the world’s most repressive regimes. Via the Washington Post: Northern Virginia...