A Crowdsourcing Lesson from 18 Days in Egypt

18 Days in Egypt is “a collaborative documentary project about the revolution.” The co-founder of this project, Jigar Mehta, was in Copenhagen June 14th, and I was one of a handful of people who was privileged to hear him speak at Politiken’s Hus. I was sad that so few attended this talk. He did tell… Continue reading A Crowdsourcing Lesson from 18 Days in Egypt

Conference Conversation Curation Frustration

How do you attend a conference from your desk and gain wisdom and insights? Last year, I would have answered ScribbleLive. I followed the STC Summit 2010 using ScribbleLive, and I had a feeling I was at least having the conversations in the hallways. Tweets were drawn into the ScribbleLive setup, but people could also… Continue reading Conference Conversation Curation Frustration

Global Voices, Global Accessibility, Globa11y!

I’d like to have the real voices of accessibility reverberate around the globe! Back in March, I heard Mahmoud Salem, better known as @SandMonkey, speak about using social media in the revolution in Egypt. He gave a fascinating presentation, which was followed by a question and answer session. The person who asked questions was Solana… Continue reading Global Voices, Global Accessibility, Globa11y!