The pursuit of democracy 2020                                Ahmed AbdelHamid, AljazeeraTalk
Get rid of 20%...
2010: We are the world?
Haiti…• Who was the most generous donor?• 12K wikileaks cables, of 7 years• USA intervened in the elections toreverse the ...
2019                2032G7: Fr,It, uK, us, cAD, DE, JE7: China, India, Br, Russia,Turkey, Mexico, Indonesia               ...
Couple of our Heroes today…                                                                              Leonhard         ...
The network of Global Control          •10 companies       Authors: Stefania Vitali, James B.          control 19.45%     ...
iBlogArabs are more into Maktoob (Yahoo),Blogger(Google), WordpressEx: Wordpress:                              Research in...
Change is on going…• In Egypt:    • 8M+ on facebook       (~10%)    • 4.5M are 18-22Y• In Tunisia    • 2.2M on facebook   ...
Effectiveness and communication       Before                      Now                        Average Facebook user(800M) h...
Internet is down… 28th -2010, TV reportersdetained, Only the people can do it!
Are we Happy?                 Facebook Gross National Happiness Index                              •Christmas, New Years E...
Swine Flue Hysteria            Mississippi doesnt care about the swine flu!               But, Can we predict a revolution...
Explosions… have no derivatives             18 December 2011
AljazeeraTalk facebook insights                            Post views                            51,332,519               ...
mneuropa-page (mainly Egyptians)                         Post views                         10,570,888                    ...
Prediction…• Monitor, Picture andBlog initiative• Started 24th of Jannight• 1M+ followers in fewdays
Your Effectiveness in 2020Your Effectiveness= Reach * Affinity       Source: http://www.blogging4jobs.com/business/relatio...
Who is/arein control?
Can your behavior  be predicted?Running Large Graph Algorithms,Lawerence Livermore National Laboratory- Andy Yoo          ...
This Man Could Rule the World   popsci.com                         A Universe of Hubs: Mauro Martino, of Barabasis lab, Hu...
Freedom Engine?ForaTV interview
Democracy/Corporatocracy 2020 is an ongoing soccer league between People/Governments/Conclusion…. Money-Media territories!...
www.aljazeeratalk.net        Ahmed AbdelHamid        @mneuropa        a@ahmedabdelhamid.com        Ahmedabdelhamid.com/main
Identity re-defined
Democracy 2020 Ahmed Abdelhamid (Al Jazeera Talk)
Democracy 2020 Ahmed Abdelhamid (Al Jazeera Talk)
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  1. 1. The pursuit of democracy 2020 Ahmed AbdelHamid, AljazeeraTalk
  2. 2. Get rid of 20%...
  3. 3. 2010: We are the world?
  4. 4. Haiti…• Who was the most generous donor?• 12K wikileaks cables, of 7 years• USA intervened in the elections toreverse the results of the 1st round ofresults• Michel Martelly: 2010 electionsresults falsification?• US embassy: showed displeasure toraise the min. wage for workers sincea “5$/day wage is not taking theeconomic reality into consideration, USA: 80 c pp CAD: 12.13 ppsuggesting 3$/day instead”, why? Norway: 8.44$ pp• History: Slaves revolution,occupation, hate… Assacinations, A demonstrator on Oct. 7 supporting Batay Ouvriyes unionisation campaign holds a signHugo Chavez: USA occupying Haiti in that says, "Respect the rights of workingthe name of aid (3ooo), …. people." Credit:Ansel Herz/IPS
  5. 5. 2019 2032G7: Fr,It, uK, us, cAD, DE, JE7: China, India, Br, Russia,Turkey, Mexico, Indonesia "Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.“ -- George Orwell
  6. 6. Couple of our Heroes today… Leonhard Euler 1707-1783Al-Khwārizmīs 780c-850c•Algorithsms•Algebra is named after his book “Al-Gabrwal Muqabalah”•contributions Map of Königsberg in Eulers time showing theto mathematics, geography, astronomy, actual layout of the seven bridges,trigonometry, … highlighting the river Pregel and the bridges.
  7. 7. The network of Global Control •10 companies Authors: Stefania Vitali, James B. control 19.45% Glattfelder, Stefano Battiston. ETHZ- •50 companies Sep2011 control 39.78% of the global Source Data: Orbis 2007 DB, 30M financial network economic actor, reduced to 43K+
  8. 8. iBlogArabs are more into Maktoob (Yahoo),Blogger(Google), WordpressEx: Wordpress: Research in china, source: http://rconversation.blogs.com/rconversation/2006/•18.9M Blogs (~0.5M arabic) 12/blogs_and_china.html•English 66% ,Spanish 8.7%, …,Dutch 0.8%, Arabic 0.3%
  9. 9. Change is on going…• In Egypt: • 8M+ on facebook (~10%) • 4.5M are 18-22Y• In Tunisia • 2.2M on facebook (~20%) • 1.3M are 18-22Y•They speak A LOT about politics,they dream, & they Compare!• The real revolution is “inprogress”!! More than 900 million objects that people interact with (pages, groups, events and community pages)
  10. 10. Effectiveness and communication Before Now Average Facebook user(800M) has 130 friends, and is connected to 80 community pages, groups and events
  11. 11. Internet is down… 28th -2010, TV reportersdetained, Only the people can do it!
  12. 12. Are we Happy? Facebook Gross National Happiness Index •Christmas, New Years Eve and Valentines Day are still among the happiest days for all of these nations, and Friday, Saturday and Sunday are happiest days of the week. •Canadians are happier the day before Canadian Thanksgiving (a Sunday) than on the actual Canadian Thanksgiving Day (a Monday). --2009 Source: http://www.facebook.com/blog.php?post=150162112130
  13. 13. Swine Flue Hysteria Mississippi doesnt care about the swine flu! But, Can we predict a revolution? Well, Fischer Black and Myron Scholes knew it! Image Source: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13515_3-10229749-26.html
  14. 14. Explosions… have no derivatives 18 December 2011
  15. 15. AljazeeraTalk facebook insights Post views 51,332,519 18th DEC Tunisia 14th JAN BenAli escaped 25th JAN Egypt 11th Feb Military Council in …
  16. 16. mneuropa-page (mainly Egyptians) Post views 10,570,888 18th DEC Tunisia 14th JAN BenAli escaped 25th JAN Egypt 11th Feb Military Council in …
  17. 17. Prediction…• Monitor, Picture andBlog initiative• Started 24th of Jannight• 1M+ followers in fewdays
  18. 18. Your Effectiveness in 2020Your Effectiveness= Reach * Affinity Source: http://www.blogging4jobs.com/business/relationship-recruiting-how-to-recruit-employees
  19. 19. Who is/arein control?
  20. 20. Can your behavior be predicted?Running Large Graph Algorithms,Lawerence Livermore National Laboratory- Andy Yoo PBLgUBGWcz8http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=
  21. 21. This Man Could Rule the World popsci.com A Universe of Hubs: Mauro Martino, of Barabasis lab, Hubs act as an organizing principle within complex networks by plotting the 325,729 Web pages in the University of Notre Dame Web domain [green points]. He also mapped the 1,497,134 links that connect these pages. Q: Min starting nodes to cover the network? A: Cancer fighting, Neurology, Disease spread, … Q: If he can map them, can we predict a behavior? Case: @2006, 6M subscribers, 93%prediction… control?Albert-László Barabási Q: can we create a “human engine?”
  22. 22. Freedom Engine?ForaTV interview
  23. 23. Democracy/Corporatocracy 2020 is an ongoing soccer league between People/Governments/Conclusion…. Money-Media territories! Corporates on 3M 2
  24. 24. www.aljazeeratalk.net Ahmed AbdelHamid @mneuropa a@ahmedabdelhamid.com Ahmedabdelhamid.com/main
  25. 25. Identity re-defined

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