Saturday, December 13, 2008

future-readings dept.

This book seems to be related to my post on the emergent role of social networks in mass mobilization. Adding to read queue.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

lost-in-translation dept.

Sometimes, people can be a tad overenthusiastic about globalization.
corruption-is-a-global-phenomenon dept.

I used to think only our Netas were shamelessly corrupt. I stand corrected. At least they're smart enough not to get caught.

Sunday, December 07, 2008

towards-gaia dept.

This story talks more about how the Obama campaign leveraged the so called 'new media' in their quest for the White House.

We're likely to see some of this in the forthcoming assembly and general elections in India. Probably not as part of a conscious effort by any political party, but more spontaneously.