the very factors that have brought Facebook and similar sites such commercial...– Spotlight Again Falls on Web Tools and Change - NYTimes.com — hence the return of internet in all things cypherpunk (via m1k3y)
..as we have seen in Egypt, the ability of the open source insurgency to...– NEGATION IN EGYPT - Global Guerrillas (via m1k3y)
There have been a growing number of reports of looters/thugs conducting smash...– EGYPT: Looting as Counter-Insurgency - Global Guerrillas — what happens when we’re all connected? False Flag attacks fail, that’s what. (via m1k3y)
Al Jazeera's CNN moment
akagoldfish: When CNN first went on the air in the 80s, it was a boutique concept watched mainly by politicos and policy wonks. In the winter of 1991, when Operation Desert Shield became Operation Desert Storm, CNN became a house-hold name for its ground breaking coverage of the conflict. Whatever happens in Egypt, Al Jazeera’s bleeding edge coverage of the demonstrations will prove Al...
'Egypt' blocked as search term for Chinese... →
China has blocked the word “Egypt” from the country’s wildly popular Twitter-like service, while coverage of the political turmoil has been tightly restricted in state media. China’s ruling Communist Party is sensitive to any potential source of social unrest. A search for “Egypt” on the Sina microblogging service brings up a message saying,...
So who are the players in Egypt’s drama? Sayyid Qutb, decades dead, is one: an...– The Thing About Revolution | Nick Harkaway (via m1k3y)
It would be almost unbelievable, if history did not record the tragic fact, that...– ~Walter P. Stacy (via floket)
let's give it back to the squares: Egypt Uber... →
akagoldfish: The Egyptian Army has deployed and is ignoring the protesters and seizing critical infrastructure (tv stations, ports, oil wells etc). The protesters are cheering as they move in. Isolated reports of army vs. police skirmishes. Other reports of police standing down and siding with the protesters.
Sukey is a free of charge communications tool for non-violent demonstrations....– Sukey - A tool for non-violent demonstrations (via sneak046)
Help bypass the Egyptian internet blockade →
Start up a TOR relay, donate some bandwidth.
Technical Details On How Egypt Has Shut Down Every... →
davepress: This is just unreal.
cloudjunky asked: Hi! ^^ Recovery in Adobe Illustration, yes. Maybe I used a wrong term (sure), but the point is that if Illu' "is shutting down" because of some error and I did't saved my work for hours, I lost everything I've done. :( For example, InDesign saves the document automatically after "x time" (dunno) and if it's down, You don't lost Your work. RESTORE...
Daily Show: Indianapolis Homeless Talent Show A local reporter in Indianapolis doesn’t realize that making a homeless woman sing “Amazing Grace” is a horrible idea. (Jump ahead to 1:25 to skip Franco comedy bit)
Red Dawn 2, the forthcoming sequel to the nineteen eighties B-movie about a...– Guernica / Detroitism (via m1k3y)
..augmented humanity implies inserting tech deliberately in the way of normal...– The Future According to Schmidt: “Augmented Humanity,” Integrated Into Google | Fast Company (via m1k3y)
Wikileaks Gets Hold of Counterinsurgency Manual →
wilwheaton: “The document, which has been verified, is official US Special Forces doctrine. It directly advocates training paramilitaries, pervasive surveillance, censorship, press control and restrictions on labor unions & political parties. It directly advocates warrantless searches, detainment without charge and the suspension of habeas corpus. It directly advocates bribery, employing...
To date the model has successfully predicted civil unrest in Peru, Ireland,...– Predicting political hotspots: Professors’ global model forecasts civil unrest against governments (via m1k3y)
TAKRIZ asks its members, friends, followers and readers to stop relying on...– Facebook Suspended All TAKRIZ Accounts With Admin Privileges on the Page TAKRIZO http://takriz.com/press/24-1-2011-english.txt (via m1k3y)
Sara Benincasa Lives Here: I made the choice to... →
sarabenincasa: Good for you! Everyone’s story is different, so read mine with the knowledge that it is neither a prescription or a cautionary tale; it is simply the path I took. I realized in grad school for education that I didn’t want to be a teacher. A friend in my class had just quit her job at Comedy…
Car Theft by Antenna - Technology Review →
Reblogged for possible relevance
100 Best Beer Bars in America →
frekky: ohhleary: theblager: This calls for a road trip… Unfairly, it appears that Hawaii and Alaska were left out. So does anyone know any good beer bars outside of the lower 48? Oh, thank God! This year, they got it right. Last year’s list from Draft was a debacle and included such hot messes as Village Pourhouse, Studio Square, and McSorley’s (which is historic, but certainly not a...