I am collecting all the articles and blogs posts about arsenic and bacteria here. Wikileaks – which is related – gets a lot of links today again, and there is much more below.
I love all the parallels between #wikileaks and #arseniclife, especially in how the power-structure position influences views of critics and supporters… When comparing #wikileaks and #arseniclife it is important to compare the attitudes of the MSM – does it align with the rock (state, government, institutions, traditional hierarchy and power-structure, top-down control) or the hard-place (people formerly known as audience, including people with greater expertise on the topic than journalists, bottom-up control, democratization of information, freedom of information)? I am irked by the media focus on Assange – he is irrelevant, #wikileaks is about something bigger: clash of worldviews regarding freedom of information.
Elizabeth Edwards passes away after cancer battle. A video. Elizabeth Edwards – a new site for and about her and The Gift Elizabeth Edwards Gave Me and Elizabeth Edwards’s legacy and Elizabeth Edwards, go with grace and Elizabeth Edwards fervently urged health care journalists to inform the public. I first met Elizabeth Edwards in 2006 – see ConvergeSouth 2006 & Elizabeth Edwards is all of yours’ neighbor, too & twice this spring, she was a good neighbor and friend. And here is another picture. Elizabeth Edwards’s connection to #scio11 – Sit down and share and Right moves.
How to Think About WikiLeaks and State power and the response to Wikileaks and Hackers Rise for WikiLeaks and WikiLeaks supporters attack Web sites of MasterCard and other opponents and Silencing Wikileaks is silencing the press and Wikileaks FAQ and Wikileaks: Australia FM blames US, not Julian Assange and Wikileaks To Take On Bank Of America and Are we starting a full-out war on the Internet? and Why WikiLeaks Is Winning Its Info War and WikiLeaks cables: Shell’s grip on Nigerian state revealed and Amazon and WikiLeaks – Online Speech is Only as Strong as the Weakest Intermediary and European carriers want content companies and smartphone makers to pay network usage fees and 10 Hilarious Reactions to WikiLeaks on Twitter and Judge Napolitano Nails it. WikiLeaks is NOT the Problem. and 4Chan Takes Down Mastercard Site In Support Of WikiLeaks and US declares Wikileaks off-limits to government researchers and The C Word: Julian Assange Isn’t Doing Anything Worse Than What Our Government Is Doing and Twelve Theses on Wikileaks (with Patrice Riemens) and The Espionage Act And WikiLeaks. and Ellsberg: “EVERY attack now made on WikiLeaks and Julian Assange was made against me and the release of the Pentagon Papers at the time.” and PayPal kicked #wikileaks out, but Flattr did not and WikiLeaks Is Winning the Info War So Far and Is the Cloud Too Weak to Support What Paper Can? and How Wikileaks has woken up journalism. and Anti-WikiLeaks lies and propaganda – from TNR, Lauer, Feinstein and more and Why Wikileaks polarizes America’s Internet politics
What are the components of an “accountability system” and how do our current institutions implement them? and Aside from the lack of necessary components, what impedes an accountability system from functioning?
Are So-Called Millennials Really Ineducable? and Twitter as a Trust Community and President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts – Congrats Cathy Davidson!!
Rex in the City – T. rex wreaking havoc in downtown Raleigh, NC!
Cirque du Soleil is looking for a Social Media Manager (could be the best job in the world or worst)