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Millennials at work

While much of the generation-based research seems more likely to produce buzzwords than to actually provide a meaningful framework for thinking about social or cultural trends, a new report from Accenture on the tech habits of Millennials (people born between … Continue reading

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Internship program news

I’m excited to announce that we officially have our first Portuguese intern. Antonio Aleixo arrived in Shreveport, LA last week and has already gotten to work in the editing department of the independent feature film Skateland. Aleixo is working under … Continue reading

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Internship program

I’m currently in Lisbon for the first week of the Summer Institute, and tonight, I’ll be meeting with some students interested in the internships that we’ll be offering starting this coming semester. The internship page has further information about the … Continue reading

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Gaming as Immigration Rights Project

Breakthrough, an organization that does human rights work in both the United States and India, has released a game, ICED (I Can End Deportation) to help players learn the ins and outs of immigration policy and rights. The game, which … Continue reading

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Citizen Journalism on Trial

It might behoove the ACLU, or some organization devoted to civil liberties, to devote some resources to figuring out how to defend speech that is inconvenient to plaintiffs lawyers. Sandy Szwarc of the excellent blog Junkfood Science has a lengthy … Continue reading

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Uwe Boll vs. the Web

There is a petition to convince director Uwe Boll to stop making movies. Boll has apparently said if the petition gets a million signatures, he’ll quit [story]. Now, the director has proven a bit quirky — challenging film critics to … Continue reading

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Berkman@10 Future of the Internet Conference

If you happen to be around Harvard in mid-May, you might want to swing by and check out the Berkman@10 Future of the Internet Conference. The event, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, runs … Continue reading

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Second Skins and Tiny Lives

BoingBoingTV presents the above short piece about the movie Second Skin, which premiered at SXSW. The film explores the impact of massively multiplayer online games on the people who play — including one self-identified gaming addict. The documentary looks like … Continue reading

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the “social media generation” at the polls

According to interviews and recent surveys, younger voters tend to be not just consumers of news and current events but conduits as well — sending out e-mailed links and videos to friends and their social networks. And in turn, they … Continue reading

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Gary Chapman visit to Lisbon

Above is a video from Gary Chapman’s visit to Lisbon, where he spoke about public policy and internet applications. In the interview, he notes that he doesn’t believe we’ll be voting via internet, but this doesn’t mean that there aren’t … Continue reading

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