I’m honored to have been asked to participate in a hearing being held by the US Helsinki Commission this Thursday, in Washington, D.C. While my enthusiasm for the power and potential of new media will be evident, I hope to bring a metered tone to this discussion, laying out a number of issues, including the […]Read more "This Thursday: Speaking at US Congressional Commission on "Twitter v. Tyrants""
Homework for Week 5 Catch up on previous weeks’ readings and homework that you haven’t turned in yet Continue to develop and plan your cause with a target on being able to concisely explain it for your midterm and the next Speed Geek! Review the content presented in class and decide on the approach (server […]Read more "ITP2800 – Week 5 – Building Mobile Apps"
Week 4 – September 29 Mobile Campaigns from Text to Video: Texting, Ringtones and Camera Phones Homework: 1) Create diagrams for your cause proposal based on the pyramid and pillar diagrams below. 2) Read the following: Gene Sharp, There Are Realistic Alternatives (PDF), The Albert Einstein Institution, 2003 CANVAS Core Curriculum: A Guide to Effective […]Read more "ITP2800 – Week 4 – Mobile Commons, TXTPower and Campaign Strategy"
Homework for week 3: Readings: “Of Secret Codes, Abbreviations, and Knowledge Lost and Gained” http://blog.thehenryford.org/2009/05/27/of-secret-codes-abbreviations-and-knowledge-lost-and-gained/ RNC 2004 in 160 Characters – http://www.scribd.com/doc/5403691/RNC04-in-160-Character-Bytes TXTmob: Text Messaging For Protest Swarms http://web.media.mit.edu/~tad/pub/txtmob_chi05.pdf MobileActive: Mobile Apps for Data Collection: http://mobileactive.org/wiki/Mobile_Applications_for_Data_Collection Tasks Listen to an online police or fire scanner stream for two hours and document what you hear. Specifically […]Read more "ITP2800 – Week 3 – Nathan's Story, Secret Videos and Student Proposals"
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"