As an advocate for Americans to pay more attention to international news, I often get the question, “Why bother? What can I do?” It’s a… Read More »When attention matters: Ethiopia crushes dissent in Oromia
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Ethan Zuckerman’s online home, since 2003
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The worst thing I read this year, and what it taught me… or Can we design sociotechnical systems that don’t suck?
Note: Shane Snow wrote a long and thoughtful email to me about this post. While we agree to disagree on some substantive issues, primarily our… Read More »The worst thing I read this year, and what it taught me… or Can we design sociotechnical systems that don’t suck?
My friends at Data and Society ran an excellent conference today in NYC. A speaker dropped out at the last minute and I got asked… Read More »From disastrous decisions to decentralization: a mostly spontaneous talk for Data & Society
Two years ago, I wrote a blog post, “Life, only moderately messed up: understanding (my own) high-functioning depression” that was widely shared and appreciatively received.… Read More »Life, Only Moderately Messed Up, part 2: Getting Help
Here’s a quick experiment – I’ve been publishing stories on FOLD and replicating the text here on this blog. But FOLD now supports embedding –… Read More »Lessons from Letterlocking: a serendipitous academic encounter