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Posts on ‘July 25th, 2007’

Interactive Map Helps Describe British Floods

The BBC Berkshire’s interactive flood map: takes the best photos and video sent in by you to, alongside reports from our correspondents around the county and flood warning information from the Environment Agency. This is a good example of how traditional media organizations — working with their audiences — can use mashup technology to […]

A Reminder of Free Speech's Value

BBC: Malaysia cracks down on bloggers. The Malaysian government has warned it could use tough anti-terrorism laws against bloggers who insult Islam or the country’s king. I remember visiting Malaysia in late 2001, and being assured by people in business and government that the Internet was going to truly remain a free-speech zone (unlike the […]

Wired Rehabilitates Martha Stewart

Am I the only one who said “Oh, please” after seeing Martha Stewart on the cover of this month’s Wired magazine? Well, at least they didn’t put Enron’s Jeff Skilling on the cover.