Wired reported yesterday about the global square, a p2p social network backed by wikileaks for Occupy. I’m most curious about the paradigm of a social network built on open source peer-to-peer. Has this been tried before? The tech could “help establish more distributed social networks, … and perhaps even add [...]
Bankruptcy by the Books: Visualizing Bankruptcy at the Seattle Public Library Between 2005 and 2010, use of the Seattle Public Library and guide books on personal law and bankruptcy reflect the financial instability and crisis throughout the United States. Do the transactions at the Seattle Public Library reflect the financial [...]
Here’s an inspiring video of people spreading Occupy Wall Street energy to take over a DOE community forum that fails actually respond to public opinion. Make sure you watch through to the a third grader’s use of the people’s mic.
I’ve drafted a design for a mobile application to help protesters map barriers, gatherings, and other facets of a dynamic protest. This information can be gathered to provide the community with a real-time birds-eye view of the activity, helping them avoid arrest, stay safe, and create the most impact. As [...]
Time picked up on an SF Chronicle story and wrote about the marketing of the Occupy movement. How Marketers Would Brand Occupy Wall Street is rather hilarious. They claim: To build a brand—or a movement—that is successful over the long haul, marketing experts say that it is essential to establish [...]
I had an idea: Fancy-phone app for protesters. It’s a map with 2 views: Submit & Browse. In submit, you have a small set of icons you can drag and drop on the map, including barricade, broken barricade, arrest, speech, meeting etc. In Browse, you see an aggregate of everything [...]
Police radio recording during an arrest at Occupy Boston. Public can annotate the recording. http://soundcloud.com/oliverday/bpd-arrests-second-park-occupy
Idea forum for Occupy Wall Street. https://occupyideas.cc/