Occupy wall street
“I don’t want to say we’re making our own Facebook. But, we’re making our own Facebook,” said Ed Knutson, a web and mobile app developer who joined a team of activist-geeks redesigning social networking for the era of global protest. They hope the technology they are developing can go well beyond Occupy Wall Street to help establish more distributed social networks, better online business collaboration and perhaps even add to the long-dreamed-of semantic web — an internet made not of messy text, but one unified by underlying meta-data that computers can easily parse.
Occupy Wall Street
Posted on 17 November 2011 by Martha DeGrasse. Tags: Occupy Wall Street , Samsung Galaxy S II A Samsung Galaxy S II owned by a 25-year-old protester is keeping tens of thousands of viewers around the world updated on Occupy Wall Street today, as media with traditional video cameras find it difficult to navigate the crowds and the cops. Tim Pool is a member of The Other 99, a group that has been using Ustream to livestream video from downtown Manhattan.
Television cameras and and newspapers have chronicled the so-called Occupy Wall Street protest movement as it has grown into a global phenomenon. But what has it looked like online?
Occupy Wall Street protester Ben Reynoso, of San Francisco, works on his computer at the media center in Zuccotti Park in New York on Tuesday. (John Minchillo - AP) When it comes to the role the technological revolution has played in job growth, or the lack thereof, there’s good news and bad news.