Take Back The Toys

You see they give you toys just to distract.
And then they break your mind, so they can break your back.
Got you in so much debt you can’t pay it back.
And that’s the way that it has been far too long.
— The Hives

Occupy the Sky: Balloon-Camera and NYPD Helicopter Watch the May Day Rally in Union Sq

Occupy the sky

Cybersecurity Cowrites Our Future

Cybersecurity Cowrites Our Future Roundtable on Fostering Student-Based Media @ CUNY IT Conference

12/2/11>>9:30AM-10:45AM>>John Jay College CUNY>>MORE INFO Roundtable on Fostering Student-Based Media @ CUNY IT Conference

The Internet in Society: Empowering or Censoring Citizens?

From the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA):


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From Turkle to Sesame: What’s a Computer?

From Sherry Turkle’s “The Second Self,” p21:

… the computer is a metaphysical machine. Children too are provoked. The computer creates new occasions for thinking through the fundamental questions to which childhood must give a response, among them the question “what is life?”

From Sesame Street (h/t jgieseking, Aga Skorupka):

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