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Smart Mobs

Howard Rheingold’s Smart Mobs blog dedicated to subjects stemming from his book of the same name. He and other bloggers report on various social/technology items here.
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Wired/Unwired: The Urban Geography of Digital Networks

Anthony Townsend’s dissertation on urban geography and digital networks.
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E-Tech Notes 2004

He and his company are doing a “Wireless Roadshow to teach local technology NGOs how wireless technologies can be used to bring Internet and intranet connectivity to those parts of the world not included in the plans of the commercial telecommunications companies.”He also showed a nifty and very small wireless mesh router, a cube about 3 inches on a side…. Lili covered the history of the social computing group really well, and gave great context and setup for Wallop, an environment they’re working on which maps and organizes relationships between you and the people you care about, through emails, photos, shared work, and other documents.Rael Dornfest’s Mobile Hacks session was mighty geeky, and a lot of fun.
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The Clock of the Long Now: Time and Responsibility

“The Clock of the Long Now: Time and Responsibility” (Stewart Brand)©Basic Books; ISBN: 0465007805A series of essays centering around work on the Clock of the Long Now Foundation and Library. Useful for thinking in the extremely long term, and a good contrast to the usual pace of thinking and writing about technology.
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