Speak-to-tweet leaps Egypt’s Repression 2.0

With most Internet services blocked, Google quickly created a “speak-to-tweet” service to allow people in Egypt to tweet with a voice connection. It allows those on the ground in Egypt to dial three international numbers and leave a voice message sent out as tweet with the #egypt hash tag. You can listen to the messages […]

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The revolution within the revolution: How mobile devices and social media changed Tunisia

What is revealing about this revolution is the way in which citizens discovered it, how they informed one another, and how they mobilized around it. They used their mobile phones, now ubiquitous in North Africa, to communicate via text messaging and Twitter. For many Tunisians, their phones are their Internet. Theirs is a story about the democratization of media, a social revolution that wields the power to change lives as well as governments

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Democracy calls, who answers?

By far the most significant communications innovations of recent years, the mobile Internet and mobile applications have eclipsed the Internet, television, newspapers and radio as the world’s most popular way to access news, data and information. More than half the global population now pays to access information through services and applications on cellphones. Social impact […]

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The Gorgeous Blur returns to NYC. Catch it April 6.

The Gorgeous Blur is coming back to NYC. The We Media conference returns to New York on April 6 with a fresh flash of the breakthrough projects, prescient insights and cutting-edge innovations shaping media and technology. If you’re a Digital daVinci — a changemaker in media, markets, technology and the way we interact with the […]

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The future of documents

What if all the documents in your life were dynamic – from newspapers, magazines and books to bills, insurance policies, receipts, user manuals for all your gear – and packaging, structures and surfaces everywhere?

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