Thursday, August 11, 2011

Link roundup (riot edition)

1. "It happened without us even noticing. Blackberry’s user base has shifted — from business executives to the urban poor. It happened so fast that it’s hardly been noticed in the media. RIM may not even know it themselves." Via.

2. Katie Krause: "Urban rioting existed before social media. You know what didn't? Large-scale community cleanups, organized within hours."

3. Misrepresenting the riots in New York 20 years ago. Via.