Generation Y's Howard Beale (dk) wrote,
Generation Y's Howard Beale

from smartmobs

realtime log of SMS communication from protest in portland.

this is officially a non-partisan post.

whether or not you support the war or the way anyone chooses to voice their dissent, what is interesting here is the usage of technology to allow a more coordinated and informed approach to a protest; an effort to prevent mob mentality in an environment that would otherwise be fertile ground for it.

carry this idea a little further; when pdas and wearable computers are passe and a body-integrated system is noveau chic, will wireless-enabled collective intelligence be possible?

more info here.

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