Monthly Archives: February 2012

Sites of Social Dissent

As I’ve gone back through my previous posts I’m realizing that I seem to be a little disjointed; the posts about social media seem to be moving along fairly cohesively, but the art posts still seem a little forced. So … Continue reading

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Mediated Commons

Last month Wired magazine’s cover story was “#Riot: Self-Organized, Hyper-Networked Revolts—Coming to a City Near You.” On the surface, the article (written by senior editor Bill Wasik) appeared to be yet another look at the use of social media in … Continue reading

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Youssou President?

I’ll admit it–when I heard that the Grammy Award-winning Senegalese artist, Youssou N’Dour, was joining the presidential race–I was skeptical. In my defense, this is the same man who (less a month earlier) declared that he would never–jamais— run for … Continue reading

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