Surveillance shouldn’t be the new normal

By now, we’ve all been subjected to a steady drumbeat of leaks and stories about ubiquitous spying by the U.S. security establishment, but we shouldn’t allow ourselves to be overcome by surveillance fatigue


Gigaom is dead. Long live Gigaom

Last week, the place I’ve called my online home and workplace for over five years suddenly shut down, and its death has hit me like the loss of a close friend

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Two great examples of how journalism has changed for the better

Are we living in a golden age for journalism, or is it the Dark Ages? There’s nothing that gets a group of media types going like that question, which is kind of an updated version of a perennial favorite: “Are bloggers journalists?” Obviously, the kind of upheaval that leads to…