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Educator, instructional technologist, tinkerer, musicmaker, hauler of bootstraps

Grant Potter "each link in the chain represents intermediaries that directly facilitate or indirectly support speech on the Internet"

Grant Potter

Defending​ ​Internet​ ​Freedom​ ​through​ ​Decentralization: Back​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Future? (PDF) via @civicMIT

Grant Potter

"We had this small opening of a decentralized internet but we lost it by being naive."

Grant Potter "But the main problem with the virtual assistant is that it fosters an approach to the world that is literally thoughtless, leaving users disinclined to sit out any prolonged frustration of desire, and ever less critical about the processes that result in gratification."

Grant Potter

Hearing about the vampire blues of internet security at this afternoon

Grant Potter

"...or maybe we can just help folks just see the web for what it is." via @kinlane

Grant Potter

"The Internet can be owned and governed differently. The experiments now already underway show that a global ecosystem of cooperatives and unions, in collaboration with movements such as Free and Open Source Software, can stand against the concentration of wealth and the insecurity of workers that yields Silicon Valley’s winner-takes-all economy."

Grant Potter Framework for assessing the differential pricing practices of Internet service providers

Grant Potter via: @RMoeJo "fascism is resurgent because freedom of expression has turned out to have little to do with what we can create and much more to do with how much we can consume."

Grant Potter cloudBit acts as an input by receiving signal from your littleBits circuit and sending it to the internet + acts as an output by sending signal from an event on the internet to your littleBits circuit.