Biella Coleman delivers the closing plenary on the topic 'Weapons of the Geek'

Thanks for making Digital Activism #Now a day to remember!

Over 200 people attended Digital Activism #Now, the conference on Digital Culture, Information Politics and Global Protest Movements held on April 4th at King’s College…

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Conference participants during the first plenary

Photos from the conference

Pictures from the Digital Activism #Now conference, April 4th 2014, King’s College London

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The Meme is Not the Message - Joss Hands

The Meme is Not the Message – Joss Hands

In order to try and find some purchase on the place of digital propaganda first we need to ask what counts as propaganda, an often…

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Disrupting Austerity on the Greek Twitter - Eugenia Siapera

Disrupting Austerity on the Greek Twitter – Eugenia Siapera

The rising political importance of Twitter in Greece must be attributed to the combination of three factors: the outright repression and constant policing of political…

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The Legitimacy of Digital Activism - Fidele Vlavo

The Legitimacy of Digital Activism – Fidele Vlavo

(photo by Jim Newberry and FreeJeremy.Net) When Jeremy Hammond was sentenced to 10 years in prison last November, his sentencing statement was a lucid and…

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Austerity, emotions and social media - Kirsten Forkert

Austerity, emotions and social media – Kirsten Forkert

Why is there not more resistance to austerity measures despite the assault on livelihoods and living standards in the UK and across the European Union?…

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Hacking and Hacktivism - Tim Jordan

Hacking and Hacktivism – Tim Jordan

At a discussion panel at the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection conference in 2014, I heard a Chaos Computer Club (CCC) activist Fukami state that…

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Anonymous and how technology designs communities - Mustafa Al Bassam

Anonymous and how technology designs communities – Mustafa Al Bassam

The Internet is a technological playground that allows for the rapid development and prototyping of social spaces with a wide spectrum of properties and characteristics….

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Subverting corporate social networks - Paolo Gerbaudo

Subverting corporate social networks – Paolo Gerbaudo

As you are reading this article Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter is probably still rejoicing about the news coming from Turkey. The (largely unsuccessful)…

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The Historicity of Digital Activism - Guobin Yang

The Historicity of Digital Activism – Guobin Yang

As we talk about digital activism #Now and assess the opportunities and threats facing it, it is necessary to emphasize its historical character. This is…

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