You Say You Want a Revolution

What is it that “social media” actually does? Does it sell? Does it change opinion? Does it foment revolution? If you believe the digibabblists, it does all of the above…and more. Truth is…the death of one of my great heroes, Nelson Mandela, got me thinking. Clearly, Mandela led one of the great revolutions of all…

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With Internet Blocked…

With Internet Blocked, Protesters Are Still Able to Mobilize…. So reads a news headline from The New York Times on Saturday, June 4, 2011. The Italics are mine… The reference is to Syria and the ongoing repression by that brutal regime. But this is not about politics – it’s about human behavior and the almost…

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