Here are is the homework, slides, notes, links and videos from the second week of ITP2800 – Social Activism using Mobile Technology. Homework for Week 2 Watch the videos linked to here: http://delicious.com/nathanialfreitas/itp2800+week2 Continue reading/finish “Little Brother” http://craphound.com/littlebrother/download/ Take pictures or video using a camera phone or Flip-style device of something controversial or in a […]Read more "ITP2800 – Week 2 – Slides, Whiteboards, Videos and Homework"
Here are the captured whiteboard brainstorms, audio (first hour only due to technical glitches) and my slides for the week 1 class of ITP2800. All of this content is hosted and available on http://drop.io/itp2800, with class bookmarks and homework reading assignments posted at http://delicious.com/nathanialfreitas/itp2800+week1. Week 1 homework assignments are listed at the end of this […]Read more "ITP2800 – Week 1 – Slides, Whiteboards, Audio"
As part of rolling out the first-phase of The Guardian Project, I will be writing short reviews of existing applications for Android-based mobile phones that share our general goals or desired functionality. The goal of Guardian, in short, is to enable safe and secure communication for activists, organizers and advocates working for good around the […]Read more "Guardian-approved: Walkie-Talkie App for Android"
My friend Ben Rigby, co-founder of The Extraordinaries project that I am contributing some time to, wrote a great post on TechPresident last week that lays out the premise for a new approach to volunteerism. These ideas are both what inspired The Extraordinaries (“Why is it so hard to get people to volunteer?”) and also […]Read more "Something Extraordinary is Possible!"
This is pretty amazing and hilarious… it plays like an airplane safety video, but includes tips like “Avoid delicate conversations in your home due to the possibility of wiretaps” and “the regime you are opposing will try to provoke you into violent response”.Read more "Howcast.com: How To Be an Effective Dissident"