A colleague of mine today put forth the idea of the blogosphere as a truly functional public sphere on an international level — and how it can get there. I then posted that I truly feel there is a substantial movement and much energy working towards this goal. But regulation / legislation often steps in — or fails to step in — in a way that slows the process.
Anyone care to extend on these thoughts?
Continue reading “I believe it, do you?”
After a 5-year study in 11 countries, the International Atomic Energy Agency and the International Organization for Standardization have concluded that the above sign has the ability to scare the sh*t out of anybody, regardless of linguistic, cultural, religious, international or planetary differences.
Apparently, only Mahmoud Ahmadinejad remains unphased.
And no, I’m not making this up.
Barack Obama ended his speech at a Feb. 20 LA rally with a shout-out to students who formed the Students for Barack Obama Facebook group. Along with Facebook and the social networking/fundraising hub http://my.barackobama.com, the Obama campaign is diving headfirst into a Web 2.0-driven campaign.
More campaign ’08 coverage and video here.