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Democracy’s Fourth Wave?  Digital Media and the Arab Spring
Books / Publications

Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Digital Media and the Arab Spring

Now in print! (And byte). Did digital media really “cause” the Arab Spring, or is it an important factor of the story behind what might become democracy’s fourth wave? An unlikely network of citizens used digital media to start a cascade of social protest that ultimately toppled four of the […]

Data / Original Data

Global Digital Activism Dataset, v1.0

As of February 2013 we have released version 1.0 of the Global Digital Activism Data Set. All materials have a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license, and are designed to be shared and remixed. Version 1.0 includes the following resources, some of which are available via email so we can […]

Prezi – “Pax Technica” Talk At Stanford
Presentations

Prezi – “Pax Technica” Talk At Stanford

Here is the Prezi from my recent presentation on the “pax technica” idea.

Prezi – The New Cold War: Information Policy and Political Rift
Presentations

Prezi – The New Cold War: Information Policy and Political Rift

This is the Prezi show for my expanded talk on authoritarianism and information policy, called “The New Cold War”.  It requires Flash, and may take a moment to fully load.  If it doesn’t load in your browser, you can go directly to the Prezi site. Link to Event Homepage. Link to Video Lecture.