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Public Encryption Keys

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                      The public encryption key for the @danpatterson.com domain is here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/81925/danpatterson_domain_key.asc. Email to this account can be sent either in the clear or encrypted. Sensitive messages should be sent to my Swiss Kolab account: danpatterson [at] pressmail [dot] ch. That […]

The Illusion of Change: A Conversation with Sean Howe About Marvel Comics

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Originally posted on KoPoint:
[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/100199922" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] “Comic books are about presenting the illusion of change,” once said Stan ‘The Man’ Lee, “without ever actually changing a a thing.”  …Or maybe he didn’t. The origin story of attribution for this portentous quote has been as…

The Dark Side of the Web

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Child Pornography and the Internet: A Data Analysis and Visualization Project By The SumAll Foundation The following is a study of the impact of the Internet on the spread of child pornography. Over several months The SumAll Foundation team analyzed large amounts of data with the intent of understanding child pornography […]

Conversational Passport: An Interview with App.Net Founder Dalton Caldwell

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Originally posted on KoPoint:
[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/96734847" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] In which I discuss social platforms and technology culture with entrepreneur Dalton Caldwell. Originally from El Paso, Texas, Dalton cut his tech teeth by building streaming networking imeem. At imeem Dalton experienced great success, and tremendous setbacks. At it’s…

Ready Check: Inside World of Warcraft Raiding with Gaming Researcher Ladan Cockshut

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Originally posted on KoPoint:
Ready Check: Inside World of Warcraft Raiding with Gaming Researcher Ladan Cockshut [soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/93055645" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Every night, massive teams of battle-worn experts gather, organize, and battle through intense and complex challenges. Often they die. Sometimes they win. World of Warcraft is nothing…

Interview with Maciej Ceglowski of Pinboard.in

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Originally posted on KoPoint:
[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/89915155" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Interview with Maciej Ceglowski of Pinboard.in Maciej Ceglowski is the founder of Pinboard.in, an “anti-social” bookmarking site. As the social web evolves, some trends mature past the initial commodified service value to become strong cottage industries. A for-pay…

RSS is dead! Long live RSS! An Interview with The Old Reader

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Originally posted on KoPoint:
RSS is dead! Long live RSS! [soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/91051880" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] This interview was recorded the week after Google announced the death of beloved feed parsing app, Google Reader. The headlines regarding Reader’s demise  have been predictably and wonderfully hyperbolic. Elena Bulygina and Anton Tolchanov, two of the three…

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