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My Response To NYC’s CTO

Mike Caprio 5 Replies

The Beta NYC civic hacking group met with New York City’s First Chief Technology Officer. She made it clear that the City’s IT policy, technology, data, leadership, and services need to accessible to all New Yorkers. She also posed two questions to the membership: What do you want to see from NYC’s CTO and the […]

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Yodok Stories

Mike Caprio 4 Replies

20,000,000 people are being held prisoner in North Korea. They are starving, resorting to cannibalism. Completely cut off from the world, they have no media and no sources of information except for occasional helium balloons carrying leaflets sent by sympathetic people in the South. It’s as if they live 70 or 100 years in the […]

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Economic Future

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EDIT: Hey, if you agree with me about biotech, I made an entry at the Citizen’s Briefing Book on Change.gov called “Economic Prosperity Via Biotech Innovations”. Vote it up for me! Oil has changed in price from over $140 a barrel to under $40 a barrel. Retail sales, while still over 100B larger than 10 […]

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Technology And The Will To Change

Mike Caprio 8 Replies

I just posted this in Warren Ellis’s LJ: Realizing the intersection of social justice and technology is the defining challenge of our time. Every crisis affecting the global population today revolves around this fundamental exploration; technology alone can’t save lives, people also need the will to make change happen. Our generation can end poverty and […]

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This Is What Your Government Does For You

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The Union of Concerned Scientists have published this “periodic table” of political / government interference in scientific study. http://www.ucsusa.org/scientific_integrity/interference/a-to-z-guide-to-political.html This is what electing the Bush administration has done for us and the world…!! Can we please get rid of Republicans now? Or change their party name to “Corporate Lackey-ians?”

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