Free Software Advocacy and Politics – Danny Yee

14 10 2007

Free Software Advocacy and Politics – Danny Yee
An interesting site with many useful links ro free ware and avocacy web sites. the owner, Danny Yee says “I’m interested in linking the free software movement with the struggle for social justice and developing the synergies between them, and in connecting free software with freedom of information issues in other areas. (For freedom of speech issues, see my fighting Internet censorship in Australia.)”

Data Mining: Text Mining, Visualization and Social Media

9 10 2007

A Beautiful WWW has posted an updated version of their viz of Wikipedia. This version specializes on science and technology articles. The map is generated by first laying out the graph of Wikipedia (nodes are articles, edges are links between articles) and then decorating that substrate with colours (for topics: maths, science and technology) and images.

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Facebook Grows Up

8 10 2007

At 19, Mark Zuckerberg came up with a new way for college kids to connect—and started an online revolution. Now 23, he’s trying to build out his business without losing its cool.
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