The power of mobile money

Sep 24th 2009 From The Economist print edition Mobile phones have transformed lives in the poor world. Mobile money could have just as big an impact Panos ONCE the toys of rich yuppies, mobile phones have evolved in a few short years to become tools of economic empowerment for the …

Media Reform Daily

Posted September 22, 2009 Preserving a Free and Open Internet: A Platform for Innovation, Opportunity, and Prosperity In a speech given at the Brookings Institution, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski proposed two additional Net Neutrality rules that will ensure the Internet’s continued openness. Read the newsletter…

September 12th, 2009 – IBC 2009 Special

Latest News Posted September 14, 2009 “The future of IPTV content protection is cardless” IBC 2009: Despite the majority of IPTV operators (and their content owners) currently favouring card solutions for their content protection, the future will be cardless as operators look to drive down their operational costs, according to …

Open Everything Mindmap now publicly accessible

.!. The public version of the map is here: http://www.mindmeister.com/28717702/everything-open-and-free People who want to add and improve can ask access at http://www.mindmeister.com/maps/show/28717702

Information feudalism and permanent rent in the cloud

Cory Doctorow’s editorial in the Guardian has an implicit warning. Cloud Computing may be the vehicle for extracting permanent financial rents, in a form of license-based feudalism. Cory also thinks it is unwise to rely on a  corporate cloud in times of financial turbulence.

P2P Foundation: Homegrown Urban Agriculture and Participatory Leadership

The revival of homegrown urban agriculture Commentary from Sam Rose: “Not only is urban agriculture an emerging movement for individuals, it is also being pursued as part of a sustainable urban renewal strategy throughout the midwest. Participatory  Leadership We have started to separately collate material on the new forms of …

NAMLE Meritorious Service Award Honors Longtime Leader

Posted August 28, 2009 The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) has honored one of its own with its coveted  Meritorious Service Award, during its national conference, “Bridging Literacies: Critical Connections in a Digital World,” which was recently held in Detroit. 

The Trust Frequency Study Guide

Posted August 28, 2009 Keys to Wisdom, Prosperity and Enlightenment Based on the book THE TRUST FREQUENCY: Ten Assumptions for a New Paradigm by Andrew Cameron Bailey & Connie Baxter Marlow Click here…