There are two behaviors I have been considering during my adventures in human-powered mobile mesh these last few weeks. The first is Retweet or Reshare, as invented by Twitter users manually (“RT @foo this is important”) and then later on built directly into the Twitter platform as a feature. The second is “Repeat”, as inspired by […]Read more "The Difference between Repeat (RPT) and Retweet (RT) on a Mobile (sorta)Mesh"
Inspired and frustrated by the closed, murky, proprietary nature of FireChat, and equally frustrated by my experiencing working on the way too complicated Commotion mesh project, I wanted to find a simple way to answer the question “what do we do when the Internet goes away” problem. FireChat is clearly not the answer for the […]Read more "Hacking on a basic Bluetooth mesh-y concept"
Overall, I am positive on the acquisition, with my main concern being that Google is clear and decisive about how they plan to proceed with the integration and operational side, and that they don’t unintentionally create confusion and concern in the consumer market. ARMING UP FOR THE PATENT WAR Obviously this acquisition is related to […]Read more "My raw thoughts on Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility"
This week, I’m participating in a one week online dialog regarding the development of new tools and tactics for the purpose of documenting human rights violations. The New Tactics in Human Rights Project, led by a diverse group of partner international organizations, advisors and practitioners, promotes tactical innovation and strategic thinking within the international human […]Read more "Discussing New Tactics for Human Rights"
DISCLAIMER: I am by no means an expert in this issue – I am just an an enthusiastic hacker with a dream. Also I don’t read Tibetan, but I enjoy looking at it! Thanks to the open-source movement and the hard work of many Tibet supporters and typography experts, I am happy to announce that […]Read more "The Droid's Dharma: Supporting the Tibetan Language on Android"