Event: 21 May 2014 1500-2100 NYC Liberation Technology Internet Society Reclaim.CC

“Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.” ― UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights Open Data, Global Game, Electronic Magna Carta, .nyc, Privacy, Open Hardware, Inclusive Access, …

Robert Steele: Liberation Technology Update

Liberation Technology is much broader than Information Communications Technology (ICT) and is not synonymous (although it should be) with Open Source Everything (OSE).  It seemed like a good time to provide an update on this key term.   Within the ICT arena, we distinguish Autonomous Internet (OpenBTS to Open Specturm), and Advanced Information Operations (AIO), the …

Patrick Meier: PhD on Liberation Technology Impact

Do “Liberation Technologies” Change the Balance of Power Between Repressive Regimes and Civil Society? My dissertation is now available for download. Many thanks to my dissertation committee for their support and feedback throughout: Professor Dan Drezner, Professor Larry Diamond, Professor Carolyn Gideon and Clay Shirky. This dissertation is dedicated to Khaled Mohamed Saeed and Mohamed Bouazizi. Abstract …

Ayn Rand in the 21st Century–M4IS2 Bottom-Up, Liberation Technology, and Open Everything

Ayn Rand is back.  Between my persistent search for a home for the Open Source Agency and the related Multinational Decision-Support Centre and World Brain Institute (with Global Game), I read and visit with smart people. As most know, the global fight that I have led since 1988 for Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) has evolved …

Liberation Technology Stakeholders…

Preliminary List of Stakeholders Appropedia Brave New Software Creative Commons Electronic Frontier Foundation Free Network Movement Free Software Foundation FreedomBox Future Forward Institute New America Foundation Open Source Ecology P2P Foundation Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium Tor Project Anonymnity Online Unhosted–Open Web Standard for Decentralizing World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Phi Beta Iota: We disagree on …

Liberation Technology Snap-Shot

Liberation technology: dreams, politics, history Armine Ishkanian, 5 April 2011 openDemocracy The doctrinal commitment to new cyber and social technologies as a means of solving political problems needs to learn from the past and take a more realistic view, says Armine Ishkanian. Read full article with many links. From Google Group The Next Net: I …

Worth a Look: Program on Liberation Technology

http://liberationtechnology.stanford.edu http://twitter.com/Liberationtech Lying at the intersection of social science, computer science, and engineering, the Program on Liberation Technology seeks to understand how information technology can be used to defend human rights, improve governance, empower the poor, promote economic development, and pursue a variety of other social goods. See Also: Autonomous Internet (36)

Worth a Look: “Liberation Technology”

Program on Liberation Technology (Stanford University, California) Liberation Technology Newsletter (Winter 2010, Stanford University, California) Liberation Technology International Research (Stanford University, California) Seminar on Technology for Developing Regions (Stanford University, California) Designing Liberation Technologies (Stanford University, California) Technology of Liberation?  Activists Get Their Own Smartphone (Huffington Post) Liberation Technology and Digital Activism (Meta-Activism Project) Is …

Tikkun Rabbi Michael Lerner: Mandela’s Utilitarianism and the Struggle for Liberation

Tikkun’s Contributing Editor Stephen Zunes shows why non-violence became so significant in the struggle for liberation in South Africa.  Mandela’s utilitarianism and the struggle for liberation STEPHEN ZUNES 13 December “Mandela was a great leader because he recognized that the movement had become a civil insurrection, a largely nonviolent struggle. A great leader is one who …

Tom Atlee: Bias warps reason. Does deliberation ameliorate that?

Research shows that individuals bend facts and math to align with their existing views. But does this happen when they’re in high quality interactive deliberative forums? A recent Salon article “Study Proves That Politics and Math Are Incompatible” reports that research led by Yale law professor Dan Kahan demonstrates that “it’s easier than we think …

Review: The Technology of Nonviolence

Joseph G. Bock 5.0 out of 5 stars Pioneering Work, Deserves a Great Deal of Attention, April 29, 2013 I am shocked that there are no reviews of this book. Brought to my attention by Berto Jongman, one of the top researchers in Europe with a special talent at the intersection of terrorism and related …