The FB Bureau of Identity is handing-out personal identification cards for Facebook citizens at Supermarkt Berlin.
Be the first among your friends to pick-up your FB identification card and help us alpha-testing the future! Next time someone needs to “see your ID” – How about showing a Facebook ID card instead of the documents your government gave you?
In September FAT participated at “Meeting Hub“, a hacker’s festival arranged by Platform4. Platform4 is a non-profit art and technology organisation which runs a gigantic open-space in Aalborg, Denmark. Defnetly check it out when visiting Denmark!
The following projects were created with the help of Platform 4:
Geraldine Juárez tinkered a little mobile device – the FAT CRIER – to amplify information gathered from Twitter trough a megaphone so it can be brought it to the streets. The original FAT CRIER is a commissioned piece created for PLATFORM4 and will be installed on their warehouse for everyone to use. A second workshop is coming-up on the 22nd of October!!
*FB Resistance is research initiative accepting the status quo of Facebook being the dominant social identity management system, researching on the ways to change its rules and functionality from inside the system. More about FB Resistance
“FB Resistance is a research initiative accepting the status quo of Facebook beeing the dominant social identity management system, researching on ways to change it’s rules and functionality from inside the system, locally via Browser App.” [Full Description here]
Good times in Berlin. We certainly recieved alot of attention for this and gathered lots of cool ideas. We’re still sorting them out. Stay tuned about the results and on the next FB resistance workshop in Barcelona in 2 weeks.
Very enlightening 3 minutes excerpt of a 60 min talk by Eben Moglen on Zuckerberg, Facebook, spying and business models. Great glassses Eben!!!
Video of the full talk here. (above excerpt starts at 24:40)
Eben Moglen on “Freedom in the Cloud: Software Freedom, Privacy and Security for Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing” at ISOC-NY ( Greater New York Metropolitan Area chapter of the Internet Society). Eben Moglen, Professor of Law and Legal History at Columbia University, and founder, Director-Counsel and Chairman of the Software Freedom Law Center, spoke about “Freedom in the Cloud: Software Freedom, Privacy and Security for Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing” on Friday, February 5, 2010.
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