Internet.org is offensive

Try to picture one of the millions of people who convert their very limited income into mobile network credit.  For many, a mobile account balance is effectively their first bank account. For this kind of person, “sponsored data” can be a smart way to socialize technology usage, accelerate adoption of internet services, and—eventually, if enough […]

L’amour, plus fort que la haine

In an old cover, a Charlie Hebdo cartoonist is drawn in passionate, loving embrace of an Islamic extremist. ”Love is stronger than hate” reads the headline. I’ve no doubt that extremists would be appalled by this symbolic invitation to modernity, tinged with in-your-face homosexuality that only serves to inflame their retrograde sensibilities. And that’s the […]

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Hi, I’m Ben. I lead new program development at Mozilla and teach at NYU ITP. Director of the Drones & Aerial Robotics Conference. Co-founder of the Open Video Alliance and the Open Video Conference.

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