Reddit: Organizing the Sept. 17th Wall Street Occupation. Occupy. News.occupy.net. A Guide to the Occupy Wall Street API, Or Why the Nerdiest Way to Think About OWS Is So Useful - Alexis Madrigal - Technology. The most fascinating thing about Occupy Wall Street is the way that the protests have spread from Zuccotti Park to real and virtual spaces across the globe.
Metastatic, the protests have an organizational coherence that's surprising for a movement with few actual leaders and almost no official institutions. Much of that can be traced to how Occupy Wall Street has functioned in catalyzing other protests. Local organizers can choose from the menu of options modeled in Zuccotti, and adapt them for local use. Occupy Wall Street was designed to be mined and recombined, not simply copied. This idea crystallized for me yesterday when Jonathan Glick, a long-time digital journalist, tweeted, "I think #OWS was working better as an API than a destination site anyway.
" API is an acronym for Application Programming Interface. What an API does, in essence, is make it easy for the information a service contains to be integrated with the wider Internet. *General* Swarmwise – The Tactical Manual To Changing The World. Chapter One. Somewhere today, a loose-knit group of activists who are having fun is dropkicking a rich, established organization so hard they are making heads spin.
Rich and resourceful organizations are used to living by the golden rule — “those with the gold make the rules.” New ways of organizing go beyond just breaking the old rules into downright shredding them — leaving executives in the dust, wondering how that band of poor, ragtag, disorganized activists could possibly have beaten their rich, well-structured organization. On June 7, 2009, the Swedish Pirate Party got 225,915 votes in the European elections, becoming the largest party in the most coveted subthirty demographic. Our campaign budget was fifty thousand euros. Our competitors had spent six million. A swarm organization is a decentralized, collaborative effort of volunteers that looks like a hierarchical, traditional organization from the outside.
That dot-com era was quite special as a manager in the IT field. UN: world protest. News.occupy.net. Occupyresearch.wikispaces. @occupy_research. OccupyWiki. Occupytalk.org. Occupyweb.org Dave Winer. The OccupyUSA Blog For Monday, With Frequent Updates. Share Here’s another day as #OccupyWallStreet catches fire around the country.
For yesterday’s blog, click on my name at top. All times ET. E-mail me at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Here’s my new book vs. the death penalty. 11:55 Atlanta, Denver and Boston all facing evictions at this hour. Occupy Wall Street: Protests in California and around the nation. Occupy protestsOn Sept. 17, hundreds of people protested against Wall Street greed in Lower Manhattan and marched up Broadway; about 150 people stayed overnight in Zuccotti Park, a privately owned public space near Wall Street.
Since then, while living in the park, the protesters have sponsored rallies and marches on most days — and the movement has thrived. Between 1,000 and 1,500 people have reportedly been arrested in protests across the United States, with the largest numbers in New York, Boston and Chicago. Primer | Timeline. Occupy. Search results for occupy. Occupy Wall Street : Pictures, Videos, Breaking News. Search for occupy. FOX: Search Results: Occupy.
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Occupy wall street – Flickr : Rechercher. Occupytheory.org. OccupyTheorists launch The Militant Research Handbook. A collaborative project seeks to redefine the place where activism and academia meet by promoting militant research in, about and with the movements.
[Download PDF] Welcome to The Militant Research Handbook! It’s designed to help you answer the question: what is militant research? Let’s begin by saying that it’s the place where academia and activism meet in the search for new ways of acting that lead to new ways of thinking. Native American activist Andrea Smith quotes her mentor Judy Vaughn to this effect: “You don’t think your way into a different way of acting; you act your way into a different way of thinking.” The Militant Research Handbook.
Welcome to The Militant Research Handbook!
It’s designed to help you answer the question: what is militant research? Let’s begin by saying that it’s the place where academia and activism meet in the search for new ways of acting that lead to new ways of thinking. Native American activist Andrea Smith quotes her mentor Judy Vaughn to this effect: “You don’t think your way into a different way of acting; you act your way into a different way of thinking.”
Tidal - Occupy Theory, Occupy Strategy. Theory & Event - Introduction. Find using OpenURL Introduction In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:
News organizations can finally create Google+ pages. Cdubs/occupybot - Following... OWSLibrary's books. The OWS Library: What the Protesters are Reading. Taking a step back and examining something as vibrant as the Occupy Wall Street protests is very difficult from a sociological or anthropological standpoint.
It is like trying to pick up Jell-O with tweezers. The object of your interest is both amorphous and in a constant state of flux.
Timeline. Twitter vs Facebook. Hugo Van Vuuren: Only at the @berkmancenter... Occupy Streams Map. Charlie De Tar on Occupytogether map, Charlie De Tar on Occupytogether map. occupyresearch on USTREAM. Conference. News.occupy.net. Rap genius: annotating news-tool. ESRI: OWS Map Showing Social Media Relating to the Protests. OccupyStream - Live Revolution.
Occupy Together Meetups Everywhere. How Fast Is The Occupy Movement Growing? (MAP) Occupy Apps. Occupyapps [licensed for non-commercial use only] / FrontPage.
BBC: Hackers plan space satellites to combat censorship. 4 January 2012Last updated at 06:52 ET By David Meyer Technology reporter 50 years after Russia's first piloted mission, hackers plan to send their own people beyond orbit. Disconnect. OccupyData. Predictors for next wave social change? Occupy Wall Street Hackathons Want to Build a Better Protest. Occupy Wall Street has an IT department. The movement's technologists, like their park-squatting counterparts, are a decentralized group. But they've independently started hackathons this weekend in New York City, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Even before the first protester showed up at Wall Street on Sept. 17, a group of people had started working on the movement's technology components. The so-called Internet working group has held meetings that covered how to edit the site openly, how to run the Twitter account and what server space to use.
It's not necessarily the most organized operation, but it's becoming more so. "I think we're going to see a few people leading the helm really soon and saying this is what we need, this is what we're working on right now," says Occupy Together NYC Hackathon creator Andrew Gwozdziewycz, who is a casual member of several listervs that discuss the movement's technology needs. Gephi, an open source graph visualization and manipulation software.
Occupy Wall Street Hackathons Produce Digital Tools and New Activists. Groups of programmers gathered in three cities this weekend to build digital tools for the Occupy Wall Street movement. Several of those tools have already launched, and in many cases they're being maintained by activists who've never held a sign in a park. "I was waiting to see how I should be involved," says Jake Levitas, who attended the San Francisco hackathon. "In the last week, I thought, 'I know I'm going to dedicate a lot of time to this movement. I don't know how, but I know I want to be involved.'" When he found out about the hackathon through Facebook, he knew how he wanted to participate.
Revolution Tools. Mind Maps/Thinking Maps/Graphic Organizers. Sukey. Occupy The Web. Here’s the list of projects that came out of the 10/15 hackathon event in SF and DC (NYC coming soon). How to Occupy: Question and answer site for #occupy organizers. Users can ask questions about issues they’re dealing with, and others can share their experience. Questions - How2Occupy. OccupyTheHub - SF. OccupyDesign. Occupy votes. Occupied WSJ - GitHub. Occupyist. Find out where you are on the Cyberthreat map / Узнай, где сейчас кипит кибервойна. A)Treat it Like aStartup Future of Online Activism. [Editor’s Note: The Stop Online Piracy Act, the House bill that wants to give content holders vast new powers to block web sites in the name of copyright protection, has been delayed despite an extensive lobbying campaign.
The reason was widespread online opposition. Occupy College 2,5 Occupy Technology. Occupy the Internet: Protests Give Rise to DIY Data Networks. “There is a material reality to the internet,” explains Isaac Wilder, 21, on Motherboard TV’s new 30-minute documentary Free the Network. “Most people look at the internet as magic; you click a button and something happens and you get the information. “They don’t care to acknowledge the actual physical infrastructure that’s moving that data. Motherboard TV: Free the Network. Occupy Wall Street & the web. (H)activism. Rushkoff : If you're are an #occupy person,... Popcorn Maker. Educational Mashups Mozilla Popcorn Maker 2014 Tutorial.