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Four short links: 24 December 2012

By Nat Torkington
December 24, 2012

Creating The Next Big Thing (Wired) — excellent piece showing Tim’s thinking. Apple. They’re clearly on the wrong path. They file patent suits that claim that nobody else can make a device with multitouch. But they didn’t invent multitouch. They …

Mr. Issa logs on from Washington

By Alex Howard
July 25, 2012

An interview with Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) on open government, personal data ownership, a digital Bill of Rights, Internet freedom, regulation, and more.

We the People need our existing Bill of Rights to apply in the digital domain

By Alex Howard
July 14, 2012

The proliferation of a series of proposals for "Internet freedom" and a digital "Bill of Rights" highlights the interest of civil rights advocates in affirmative principles and a problematic lack of hooks to specific policies or binding commitments from policy makers.

The Lean Startup Cycle - Learning

By Kevin Shockey
July 3, 2012

One trait nearly every successful startup shares is endless market research. While innovation accounting covers a broader spectrum, assumptions about your users or community are some of the most important and should be tested early and often..

Lean Startup Toolbox

By Kevin Shockey
July 2, 2012

Running a lean startup project requires the coordination of a lot of little pieces. Each little piece, each system, fits together, like wooden studs or metal girders. Together all of the pieces become a structure, what designers call an infra-structure.

Congress considers anti-piracy bills that could cripple Internet industries

By Alex Howard
November 22, 2011

In a time when the American economy needs to catalyze innovation to compete in a global marketplace, members of the United States Congress have advanced legislation that could cripple the Internet industry, damage cybersecurity and harm freedom of expression online.

Congress considers anti-piracy bills that could cripple Internet industries

Congress considers anti-piracy bills that could cripple Internet industries
By Alex Howard
November 22, 2011

In a time when the American economy needs to catalyze innovation to compete in a global marketplace, members of the United States Congress have advanced legislation that could cripple the Internet industry, damage cybersecurity and harm freedom of expression online.

Four short links: 17 November 2011

By Nat Torkington
November 17, 2011

Questioning University -- my take on the issue of whether a university education (particularly CS) is still relevant or whether kids should go straight to startups. So what do I tell my kids? Should I urge them to go to university? Should I tell them to jack it all in and run off and join a startup? This is...

At the eG8, 20th century ideas clashed with the 21st century economy

At the eG8, 20th century ideas clashed with the 21st century economy
By Alex Howard
May 27, 2011

While the first eG8 Forum in Paris featured hundreds of business and digital luminaries, some of the the policies discussed should be of serious concern to entrepreneurs, activists, media and citizens around the world.

The distinctions and controversies of net neutrality

By Andy Oram
September 13, 2010

"Network Neutrality: Distinctions and Controversies" appears to be the first disciplined attempt to distinguish the various definitions of network neutrality and the practices it is supposed to stop.

Should the U.S. support Internet freedom through technology?

By Alex Howard
June 8, 2010

The methods by which online images, texts and videos -- the Samizdat of the 21st century -- move beyond the boundaries of repressive governments are at the heart of Internet freedom.

Technology for Internet freedom and innovation at the State Department

By Alex Howard
June 8, 2010

Alec J. Ross, the U.S. Secretary of State's senior advisor for innovation, doesn't want a tech strategy -- he wants policy and change with a tech component. Read more about Ross' role and his goals in this interview.


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