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David Weinberger

David Weinberger

Dr. Weinberger is a senior researcher at the Berkman Center. He has been a philosophy professor, journalist, strategic marketing consultant to high tech companies, Internet entrepreneur, advisor to several presidential campaigns, and a Franklin Fellow at the US State Department. He was for four years the co-director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, focusing on the future of libraries.

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Time Magazine still anoints ‘internet influencers,’ but it’s not 1999 anymore

Time’s list of the 25 most influential people on the internet misses the point: The internet is for all our voices, not just the mass-market celebrities.
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With every answer, search reshapes our worldview

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Do humans make computers smarter?

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How the father of the World Wide Web plans to reclaim it from Facebook and Google

Facebook, Google, eBay, and others own vast swaths of Web activity and have unprecedented power over us, inspiring an effort to re-decentralize the Web.
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Why pop culture’s zombie fixation is really the Internet’s fault

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What Facebook should learn from this ‘colonialism’ debacle

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YouTube is copying the RIAA’s legal tactics, except this time you win

To defend the legitimate reuse of copyrighted material and limit excess DMCA takedown notices, Google plans to defending uploaders of videos to YouTube.
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Should your self-driving car kill you to save a school bus full of kids?