This is an entry in our Keyword series, where we try to define the terms you’ll often hear when people talk about building a better Internet and put those keywords in their current context. In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, people and organizations needed a new virtual space to host all kinds of… Continue reading Keyword: Accidental Infrastructure
What follows is the text of a tweet thread Ethan Zuckerman issued last week. Below it are some additional tweets embedded focusing on the case for leaving Twitter Long thread – buckle up. TL:DR; yes, you should join Mastodon. But you should stay on Twitter as well. What we need are more and different online… Continue reading Should You Leave Twitter for Mastodon?
We’re Doing What We Love So Joe Rogan Can Get Paid Seven Figures Say the N-Word, Denigrate Trans People, and Undermine Vaccines
Ethan Zuckerman talks about what Wikipedia gets right, and references recent Reimagining the Internet guest Heather Ford.
Ethan Zuckerman kicks off his editorial series for the new British magazine Prospect with an intro to digital public infrastructure.
Ethan Zuckerman published this article in The Atlantic and The Conversation on November 3rd, 2021. “Billions of people have apparently encountered vaccine lies on the platform, but that number means nothing without a denominator.”
This article by Ethan Zuckerman was published in the Atlantic on October 29th, 2021.
This article by Ethan Zuckerman was published in the Atlantic on August 26, 2021. Per their website: “The social giant kicked off researchers studying how political ads can encourage targeted voter suppression, leaving citizens with little insight into how they’re manipulated on the platform.”
Ethan Zuckerman rights for Prospect about algorithmic justice.