Archive for January, 2004

Dancing Rocks

Thursday, January 22nd, 2004

You have never been Death Valley before. But now you knew the Dancing Rocks. Thanks, Jane.

专制政府和信息通讯技术

Thursday, January 22nd, 2004

Ruzena的关心源自她的成长背景,Steve概括目前这方面的研究大概有两类,一是关于政府对信息架构的控制比如对知识产权,软件,信息安全等方面的标准制订和管理。二是对简单技术决定论乐观预言的反驳。前者有些内容,后者流于肤浅。其实,重要的应当是关注使用者,因为他们是使用技术进行通讯和表达的个人,并且面对日益增长的选择。比如博客,他们是谁,为什么博,怎样博,博些什么?这些应是更有意义的问题。

Voice from Sri Lanka

Wednesday, January 21st, 2004

No firecracks here in New Year’s eve, but a familiar voice from South Asia.

P2P Cultural Impact Discussion

Wednesday, January 21st, 2004

From Mary’s blog, you noticed this discussion. Siva Vaidhyanathan and Miriam Rainsford wrote three months ago on Opendemocracy.net about p2p networks and its social and cultural impact.

Blogtalk 2.0

Wednesday, January 21st, 2004

The second European blog conference will be in Vienna in July.

开课

Wednesday, January 21st, 2004

明天是新学期的第一课。关于教案的准备,可以看这里

The Social Networking Industry

Wednesday, January 21st, 2004

This article is called The Social Networking Industry Analyzed via the Value Framework. It is from VMS3.info.

“Human networking has been around since the dawn of civilization, but new technology promises to bring it into the Internet age. New companies are quickly forming around the idea that networks can be created, traversed, searched, and analyzed for the benefit of social and business users. The new breed of companies may help you find the right Saturday night date or a trusted partner for your next business venture. ”

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民族国家的出现

Tuesday, January 20th, 2004

“民族国家的出现,正是集权崩溃的征兆。当神圣罗马帝国的一统宗教瓦解的时候,民族国家主义于焉兴起,众人瞩目。但是东方,我们仍然只见集权存在。”

----加谬(1936)

Frida

Tuesday, January 20th, 2004

She fascinates with herself and the revolution, while turning life’s pain into her paintings.

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Trees at Slades Corner Road

Tuesday, January 20th, 2004

Imagine, there is a perfect snowfield.