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Kony 2012 Campaign: Social Media Experiment or Social Justice?

KONY 2012 from INVISIBLE CHILDREN on Vimeo.

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Google Panel: African Americans, Small Businesses and the Internet

March 30th, 2011 at Howard University Google presents:

Digital Empowerment: African Americans, Small Business and the Internet

How can you use the Internet to promote your small business? What tools can you use to increase your online sales? Join us to learn about free Google tools that can help African American entrepreneurs grow their businesses online. Topics will include:

  • Online Advertising
  • Social Media
  • Cloud Computing
  • And many more!

Where: Howard University School of Business Auditorium
Where: 2600 Sixth Street NW, Washington, DC 20059
When: March 30, 2011 3:00 PM

RSVP: Please RSVP Here

Moderator:
Ralph B. Everett, Esq-President and CEO of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

Panelists:
Angela Benton, CEO and Founder, Black Web 2.0
Bryndan (Be) Moore, CEO and Founder of Alumni Roundup
Chris Genteel, Business Development Manager for Google’s Global Diversity team
Marcus Evans, Owner, Military Brat Movers, Howard University MBA Student
Bridget Bean, District Director of the Washington Metropolitan District Office for the U.S. Small Business Administration
If you have any questions, please email: googlehowardevent@google.com

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“Technology is Dehumanizing People” – Busta Rhymes

Spotted on Roundup Russy’s Blog


When recently interviewed backstage at the Prudential Center in New Jersey, Busta went into his frustration with technology. I chose not to include the video because he got VERY excited

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Does Social Media Make us Better People?

We’re tracked everywhere these days, and not just by the growing number of CCTV cameras in our cities or the effortless traceability of cellphones.

Rather, I’m talking about the cameraphone user who automatically uploads her photos to Flickr or Twitpic, who with the tap of a screen can post a video to YouTube or stream a scene live on Qik. I’m talking about the immediacy and accessibility of Twitter messages that make private conversations public; tools that open up the very real possibility that every action you take, whether in a public space or in seemingly private emails and text messages, is being logged and possibly shared with thousands of people.