- World Freedom Atlas
Geovisualization tool for world statistics between 1990&2006 (political rights, civil liberties, corruption perception, type of regime, averaging schooling years, ethnic fractionalization,…). Allows better understanding of issues of freedom, democracy,
- Do You Write Like a Terrorist? – Danger Room – Wired Blogs
A federally-funded artificial intelligence lab is figuring out how to track people over the Internet, based on how they write. If Artificial Intelligence thinks you’re a terrorist, you better run before being deported in Guantanamo, the pearl of democrac
- Groklaw – 10 Myths About Open Source Software Answered, by Carlo Daffara
Great points! Need to translate it into Italian. Interested? "May I request your input? This article is part of our research in the EU project FLOSSMETRICS, where we are preparing a guide for helping small and medium-sized enterprises on the adoption of f
- Reputation: chapter in "Peer to peer: harnessing the power of disruptive technologies
Great chapter (2003) by Roger Dingledine, Michael J Freedman, David Molnar, David Parkes, Paul Syvers. Reputation is a tool to predict behavior based on past actions and characteristics.
- The rise of subjectivity on the web: What’s important to you? | wanderingstan
Very good reflection by Stan. But what if objectivity is impossible? If what we now call objectivity is just enough-agreed conventions?
- The Social Networking Weblog: Earn Money Doing Nothing, Really
Free is not enough. "Every time someone you refer signs up and does something on Yuwie, you get paid. When you update your site, create blog entries, send messages, you get paid. When other people view your profile, look at your videos or photos or send y
- The language of bias
If you don’t like something new that’s getting a lot of attention, you call it out as being all hype propelled by fanboys enamoured by an immature solution. If you like that something new, you say it has momentum that’s being accelerated by passionate adv
- Toys manufacture in China (25 pics) â€” maZm
Pictures of chinese women working in toys manufacture. Wouldn’t be wiser to buy to your child something made in wood by someone close to you, maybe an old woman or man living in your street?
- Dump Your Pen Friend on Flickr – Photo Sharing!
Someone took a photo of a girl, released it under creative commons. Virgin used the photo for a campaign respecting the CC license. The girl didn’t know. Start a discussion about privacy today.