Tech Meets Activism

Over the past five years, activism, like everything else in our lives has been changed by the rise of the Hacker/Maker culture. I have a look at two examples of those who build and use new tools to achieve what they couldn't do only a few years before.

Asher Wolf is a curator and digital journalist who is using tools such as social media, video sharing sites and the like to enable her to build a narrative out of the rush of raw information.

Boycott SOPA is an Android App put together in under a weekend, demonstrating the rapid development that activists can now take advantage of.

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