[iDC] "In The Field Online" Project

J Rabie joe at overmydeadbody.org
Fri Jul 28 11:42:00 EDT 2006

I suppose that the dispossessed can always use www.smartmobs.com

The Israelis use www.smartboms.com


Le 28 juil. 06, à 16:57, John Hopkins a écrit :

>> <http://www.smartmobs.com/archive/2006/07/26/every_cell_phon.html>
>> On MO Pocket Justin Obeman writes:
>> "With the unfortunate events that are occurring presently in the 
>> Middle
>> East I thought it would be good time to bring to your attention a 
>> little
> ...snip...
>> extensible. As such one can basically push any piece of information -
>> text, audio, graphic, picture, video from any cell phone to the web. 
>> It
>> is the natural extension to citizen journalism as it creates the 
>> vehicle
>> for people without internet to be able to get their voices heard on 
>> the
>> internet".
> On one level, sounds great; on another, sounds like "Great White 
> Father" (see http://itf.typepad.com/about.html) gives virtual tools 
> from afar to fighting children to assuage their misery -- what is the 
> use of a virtual tool when bombs are raining down in meatspace? I'm 
> suspicious of the raw use of the term "voices being heard." After Eric 
> Sundelof listens, what does he do then?
> John
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