Victim Blaming with Personal Data

A movement grown up around IndieWeb and "free as in freedom" Open Source software is finally attracting design-thinking software activists. It's powered by people hoping to liberate folks from having »

What we have in Gamergate is a glimpse of how these skirmishes will unfold in the future--all the rhetorical weaponry and siegecraft of an...

What we have in Gamergate is a glimpse of how these skirmishes will unfold in the future—all the rhetorical weaponry and siegecraft of an internet comment section brought to »

Figuring Out Compensation for Open Source Projects

After OpenFarm ran a successful Kickstarter campaign1, we realized we could suddenly pay the people contributing to our project. Like any open source project, OpenFarm has core contributors and casual »

In order for a social media service to succeed at advertising, they need to do something that I don't think a lot of services are doing:...

In order for a social media service to succeed at advertising, they need to do something that I don’t think a lot of services are doing: they need »

A venture-capital funded startup is a temporary company that has to convince enough people into using their platform so that they can make...

A venture-capital funded startup is a temporary company that has to convince enough people into using their platform so that they can make good on the exit they promised their »