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Edward Vielmetti

July 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Our 29th ambassador is Edward Vielmetti of Ann Arbor, Michigan, talking about access to the Internet in public places and the digital divide on his personal blog, Vacuum.  You can find his post in its original context here.

One Web Day is September 22; University of Michigan Law professor Susan Crawford is organizing it, with events [...]

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Tags: United States · ambassador · online participation · online political participation

Susan Crawford speaks at NCMR 2008

June 9th, 2008 · 3 Comments

OneWebDay founder Susan Crawford participated in a ‘Futures of the Internet’ panel at the National Conference on Media Reform in Minneapolis last Friday. Of course she took the opportunity to promote OWD and even recruit some ambassadors.
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Senate holds Future of The Internet hearing

April 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off

The United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a full committee hearing this morning on that popular current topic ‘The Future of the Internet’. Amongst those testifying were Kevin Martin of the FCC and Larry Lessig of Stanford.
A webcast is available. (RealVideo)

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Jonathan Zittrain – The Future of the Internet – And How to Stop It (video)

April 15th, 2008 · Comments Off

Here is video of Jonathan Zittrain’s talk last Friday:

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Tags: Uncategorized · United States · nyc

Has AT&T Lost Its Mind?

January 29th, 2008 · Comments Off

In a recent Slate article Columbia Law Professor Tim Wu suggests that the recent proposal by AT&T to monitor internet traffic for copyright violations is the equivalent of corporate seppuku.

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John Edwards Celebrates OneWebDay 2007

September 22nd, 2007 · Comments Off

On OneWebDay United States Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards said:
“Elizabeth and I are proud to salute OneWebDay 2007.
“Thanks to the Web, millions of people around the world have the opportunity to effect change and make profound differences for good in their communities.
“That is why it is vital that we overcome the digital divide which prevents [...]

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Going Nova

September 13th, 2007 · Comments Off

There are more than six billion of us on the planet and a lot of us are already hooked up to the web. We connect to online stores, banks, libraries, schools, and health information. We work and play and communicate with each other through the web. In the nineties, English speaking people [...]

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Chicago OWD Interview Format

October 29th, 2006 · Comments Off

In Chicago we decided to find out what people were doing with/on the Internet and what they thought of the Internet, the media and how it was integrated into our lives. We wanted to hear people speaking of the Internet in their own words. So we worked out a basic question set, [...]

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Life on the web in the stone age

September 24th, 2006 · 1 Comment

I first went “Online” in the 1980’s, probably before most of you were born. Life was simpler then, no spam and no viruses. The Internet then was arpanet, use by the Government, large corporations and the University research community. I at my fingertips what was probably the hotest system of the day, a Xerox Alto [...]

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the Chicago One Web Day 2006 Interviews

September 22nd, 2006 · 3 Comments

A small group of us within the Digital Literacy movement in Chicagoland pushed forward with a video-interview project … simple questions posed in an informal style – on how people are using the Internet and how they might describe it.
I’ve created a group on YouTube where those video’s are posted: One Web Day
The [...]

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