Hacking Journalism: Using the Internet to Save the World

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Hacking Journalism: Using the Internet to Save the World

  1. 1. HACKING JOURNALISM Using the Internet to save the world Dan Schultz @slifty
  2. 2. The man pulling radishes pointed the way with a radish Kobayashi Issa
  3. 3. My professional life in 90 seconds2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Carnegie Mellon Information Systems
  4. 4. My professional life in 90 seconds2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Carnegie Mellon Philly ColorQuick Speaker Text PBS
  5. 5. My professional life in 90 seconds2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Carnegie Mellon Philly MIT Information Ecology Civic Media
  6. 6. eco.media.mit.edu
  7. 7. civic.mit.edu
  8. 8. My professional life in 90 seconds2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Carnegie Mellon Philly MIT OpenNews The Boston Globe
  9. 9. Knight-Mozilla OpenNews isabout building an ecosystemto help journalism thrive onthe open web.mozillaopennews.org
  10. 10. Developer Newsroom DeveloperCreative Technologist
  11. 11. Hacking is all about building and changing systems.
  12. 12. PeopleTechnology Process
  13. 13. People Process This means hacking is more aboutidentifying needs and opportunities than it is about mastering technology.
  14. 14. How to Hack Anything 1. Know what’s possible 2. Identify your goals 3. Understand your stakeholders 4. Learn as needed 5. Make things
  15. 15. The Internet will Destroy ? the world.
  16. 16. How did we fight this kind of stuff before?
  17. 17. It is our responsibility to make surewell-informed communities continue to exist.
  18. 18. It is our responsibility to make surewell-informed communities continue to exist.(notice what this doesn’t say)
  19. 19. Let’s talk about...
  20. 20. think more carefullyremix media content
  21. 21. Step 1: Credibility
  22. 22. Step 1: CredibilityStep 2: Critical Ability
  23. 23. Step 1: CredibilityStep 2: Critical AbilityStep 3: Profit
  24. 24. (your critical ability should be triggering right now.)
  25. 25. Step 1: CredibilityStep 2: Critical AbilityStep 3: Profit
  26. 26. lyladuey.comYou could tie yourself to a bungee cord, close your eyes, and jump off a cliff… or you could read the New York Times.
  27. 27. Help the worldhold information to your standards
  28. 28. Confirmation Bias Illusion of Truth Effect Fluencey Effect Enhanced Negation EffectLimitations of Memory Disconfirmation Bias and Cognition Selective Exposure Familiarity Backfire Effect Continued Influence Effect Identity and Race Source Quality Belief Perseverance Overkill Backfire Effect Motivated Reasoning Motivated Skepticism Hostile Media Effect Information Deficits Lack of Control
  29. 29. At the end of the daywe are all struggling to protect our identities when consuming information
  30. 30. TRUTHTELLER
  31. 31. Explore Sources
  32. 32. Train everyone toexpect a certain experience
  33. 33. Train everyone to expect a certain experience(one that empowers critical ability)
  34. 34. Make sure that experience is either expensive or impossible for phonies to replicate
  35. 35. Make sure that experience is either expensive or impossible for phonies to replicate (anyone that isn’t credible)
  36. 36. Satire
  37. 37. Bias Bashing
  38. 38. Empowerment
  39. 39. A suspected teenage gangbanger, Jermaine Perry, an 18 year old fromblasted to death in a hail of bullets Mattapan, was blasted to death in a hailon his Mattapan doorstep, was of bullets on his Mattapan doorstep. Abattling to leave behind his troubled devastated colleague said Jermaine wasyouth, a devastated colleague said. battling to leave behind his youth which sources suspect may have included involvement in gang-related activities.
  40. 40. Expose stories that would be overlookedContinue even after the mainstream forgetsDisrupt consumer biasesSatirize contentious issuesReframe descriptions of your communities
  41. 41. Back to the light, withOPENED CAPTIONS
  42. 42. The Problem: Writing applications based on what’s happening on TV is damn near impossible.
  43. 43. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/interactive/2012/nov/06/america-elect-graphic-novel
  44. 44. Step 1: Extract
  45. 45. OCR Audio Analysis Speech to Text Closed CaptioningVideo Analysis Face Recognition Fingerprinting
  46. 46. OCR Audio Analysis Speech to Text Closed CaptioningVideo Analysis Face Recognition Fingerprinting
  47. 47. Line 21 Decoding
  48. 48. Step 2: Distribute
  49. 49. Information FlowVideo Feed
  50. 50. Information Flow ExtractVideo Feed Opened Captions Server
  51. 51. Information Flow Distribute Extract Opened Captions ClientsVideo Feed Opened Captions Server
  52. 52. TRADITIONAL WEB INTERACTIONS Request Response
  53. 53. WEBSOCKETS Handshake Messages
  54. 54. Easy to Code Against
  55. 55. That’s great, but...How do you hack from the inside?
  56. 56. Simple!Get good at effective troublemaking.
  57. 57. Rule 1: Ask Obnoxious Questions
  58. 58. Rule 2: Broadcast your Brilliance
  59. 59. That other thing... What was it... OH RIGHTActually talking
  60. 60. Rule 3: Ignore the Food Chain
  61. 61. Rule 4: Shamelessly Create
  62. 62. My Troublemaking MixTapeSide A Side BLearn Ruffle FeathersObserve CatalyzeContribute Push BackCommunicate Invent
  63. 63. @slifty
  64. 64. FOR INSTANCE.... Client Says Server RespondsShow me the front page of the NY Times Sure thing, enjoy reading glorious journalism!” Do I have any new emails? Here are your 423 new emails you popular netizenI DEMAND ANIMATED GIFS You got it, boss, I proudly present Obama slicing a salami with his hands
  65. 65. HOW WOULD YOU SAY... Let me know when... This is awkward. Keep me updated with... I was kind of thinking our relationship would be a “one time” deal. Push me a notice if...
  66. 66. POLLING The Younger Sibling ApproachDo you have any new tweets? How bout now? What about now? I don’t know if you knew this, but I’m looking for new tweets I’m betting there are some now. New tweets? You’ll never guess what I’m about to ask for. Holy crap. I’m gonna go shut down now. It’s been like 10 seconds you have to have some by now.
  67. 67. Easy to Modify
  68. 68. Content ForkingVideo Feed
  69. 69. Content ForkingVideo Feed Opened Captions Server
  70. 70. Content Forking ClientsVideo Feed Opened Captions Server
  71. 71. Content Forking ClientsVideo Feed Opened Captions Server Content Fork
  72. 72. Content Forking ClientsVideo Feed Opened Captions Server Content Fork Clients
  73. 73. Content Forking English-speaking clientsVideo Feed Opened Captions Server Content Fork (Spanish Translation Mod) Spanish-speaking clients
  74. 74. Easy to Set Up

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