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Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are over 200,000 professional artists in the US — and a bunch of them have problems the techies could help solve. What artistic problems need a dose of geek teamwork? Putting the Public Back in Public Media Think NPR and PBS are just broadcasters? This visionary panel will explore the premise that openness will be ubiquitous by 2040 – when the debate will no longer be private vs. public, but instead public vs. broadcast.

If we’d had Twitter on 9/11

Connection Cafe

Bandwidth was a problem then, too. It wasn’t yet my turn to drive, and I’d have been broadcasting observations all morning, with nothing better to contribute. If people who are more socially-linked are truly faster to catch an infection, perhaps the most socially-linked leaders would be fastest to identify & respond to destructive impulses in our now more collective brain. Author: Jennifer Darrouzet.

Where Do We Put It? Fitting the Web Into Museums

Museum 2.0

Sure, it might be nice to broadcast your blog feed to a screen in the museum somewhere, but the real value is for readers who can visit again and again from the flexibility of their own environment. One of the interesting problems Karen raises when it comes to putting internet-enabled computers in the museum is the question of whether visitors should be able to move beyond the Internet art to other websites.

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