I’m a different person because of the internet. And as the internet as a medium changes, so do I. When at first new platforms took me into conversations and minds around the world, it felt like liberation. Unfettered creativity. Freedom of information. New tools taught me new ways to learn, communicate and share. The web was a most welcome bolt on for my mind. I still find it hard to grasp … [Read more...] about We created something wondrous. Now let us learn how to use it.
The PirateBox has come a long way since it's inception in 2011 by David Darts. After reading about it's existence I first got to interact with one at the Elevate Festival in Austria. I remember downloading a book by Cory Doctorow and uploading an Mp3 from a band I used to be in. It felt liberating to have this private shared space. An internet only those in the room had access to. Back … [Read more...] about PirateBox – Collaborate and Share, Anywhere.
Recently I got to see Richard Stallman talk in London. He was the guest of the Open Rights Group and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. I have his talk and the Q&A that followed embedded and linked below. First though are my initial impressions recorded at the end of the night. (Skip to the three embeds & ogg links below if you want to hear Richard Stallman's talk.) Richard … [Read more...] about Richard Stallman Talks