Manuel Castells

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Name: Manuel Castells
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

The internet and society

Remember the heady days of the 1990s when we could say ‘the internet will change everything?’ Come forward a few years and remember the Arab Spring being described as revolution by social media?I was waiting for Twitter to get the nomination for the Nobel ... [Published BritishComputerSociety - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

How an ordinary Joe stoked a shirtless protest movement

zoom“ Things have got to change. But first, you’ve gotta get mad ... You’ve got to say, ‘I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this any more!’ ”— Peter Finch , as broadcaster and mad prophet of the airwaves Howard Beale in Network , 1976.Joe Killoran ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

José Castillo

The Practice + Theory series is sponsored in part by the Frances Dittmer Family Foundation.The historic center of Mexico City. Photo: FDU. Courtesy of .The cities of the new world established an urban culture that is still growing today. This heritage ... [Published BOMB Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Elizabeth Lebas obituary

At Middlesex University Elizabeth Lebas was known as a serious teacher, who expected students to develop their own thinking about complex ideasMy mother Elizabeth Lebas, who has died from cancer aged 67, was a teacher and researcher in the politics and ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Redefining development in the global information age

Few people are more knowledgeable about rethinking development than world renowned Spanish sociologist Manuel Castells, who recently presented a public lecturer on his forthcoming book Reconceptualizing Development in the Global Information Age , co-edited ... [Published University World News - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

"A digital age requires digital Machiavellians"

Machiavelli, 5G and transforming enterprisesIt’s a combination you’ll only find in Ericsson Business Review.If you’re reading this in your office, take a look around. It’s a safe bet that your colleagues, customers and working tools have all changed dramatically ... [Published Ericsson - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

A network society requires a network democracy

By Núria BigasA multidisciplinary team of researchers from seven countries has been working on the project since last October. Members of the team include Javier Toret and Arnau Monterde, researchers at the UOC's IN3. According to Toret, the project addresses ... [Published Universitat Oberta de Catalunya - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Review: The Square by Jehane Noujaim

The 16th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival opened on Wednesday with The Square, Jehane Noujaim’s documentary about the Egyptian Revolution. The film (available in the US on Netflix) holds the title of being the first Egyptian ... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jun 10 2014]
First reported Jun 02 2014 - Updated Jun 02 2014 - 1 reports

Quo vadis, Europe?

Europeans, like most other inhabitants of the planet, are currently facing the crisis of’politics as we know it’ - a state of “interregnum” – as the great Italianphilosopher Antonio Gramsci described a time in which the old is already deador dying, but ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 02 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

From Facebook movements to city square movements

Use of the internet has not led to a predominance of virtual actions and movements over mobilizations in ‘physicalspace’. On the contrary, since 2011 the occupation of urban public spaces - andmore particularly symbolic spaces - has been a major feature ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 03 2014 - Updated Mar 04 2014 - 1 reports

What, Exactly, Is “Kicking Off Everywhere,” Whether in the Venezuela, the Ukraine, or Thailand?

By Lambert Strether of Corrente . “Kicking Off Everywhere” is drawn from an interesting book by Paul Mason, Why It’s Still Kicking Off Everywhere. He summarizes his thesis here (2013; reinforced here ): What is underpinning the unrest that has ... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 03 2014]

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The internet and society [Published BritishComputerSociety - Jul 16 2014]
How an ordinary Joe stoked a shirtless protest ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 12 2014]
José Castillo [Published BOMB Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
Elizabeth Lebas obituary [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
Redefining development in the global informatio... [Published University World News - Jun 29 2014]
"A digital age requires digital Machiavellians" [Published Ericsson - Jun 24 2014]
A network society requires a network democracy [Published Universitat Oberta de Catalunya - Jun 20 2014]
Review: The Square by Jehane Noujaim [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jun 10 2014]
Quo vadis, Europe? [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 02 2014]
From Facebook movements to city square movements [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 03 2014]
What, Exactly, Is “Kicking Off Everywhere,” Whe... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 03 2014]
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Review: The Square by Jehane Noujaim [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jun 10 2014]
The 16th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival opened on Wednesday with The Square, Jehane Noujaim’s documentary about the Egyptian Revolution. The film (available in the US on Netflix) holds the title of being the first Egyptian ...
What, Exactly, Is “Kicking Off Everywhere,” Whe... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 03 2014]
By Lambert Strether of Corrente . “Kicking Off Everywhere” is drawn from an interesting book by Paul Mason, Why It’s Still Kicking Off Everywhere. He summarizes his thesis here (2013; reinforced here ): What is underpinning the unrest that has ...
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