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Brite zeynep 2012

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My slides for talk at Brite 2012. http://www.briteconference.com/Brite12/agenda.aspx

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Brite zeynep 2012

  1. 1. From Tehran to Tahrir: What Does Twitter Have to Do with Revolution? Zeynep Tufekci @techsoc zeynep@unc.edu www.technosociology.orgUNC-Chapel Hill & Berkman/Harvard
  2. 2. Breaking of the Autocratic Model
  3. 3. Wrong Questions:Was it Facebook or the People?Was it Online of Offline? Zeynep Tufekci @techsoc
  4. 4. Right Questions:How is the public sphere transformed?How is the infrastructure of connectivity altered?Augmented world: when atoms and bits intergrate... Zeynep Tufekci @techsoc
  5. 5. The «Public Sphere» Revolution
  6. 6. We are All Khaled Said
  7. 7. «Public» is a Meta ConceptIt’s not just about what you knowIt’s about what you know others know ... that you know... that they know ....Overcoming pluralistic ignorance Zeynep Tufekci @techsoc
  8. 8. «Getting The News Out Revolution»
  9. 9. Death of Neda Agha-SultanJune, 2009, Tehran, Iran
  10. 10. Syria, last week...
  11. 11. «Battle of the Camel»Tahrir, Cairo, February 2011
  12. 12. (Photo by Patrick Baz / AFP)
  13. 13. «The Logistics Revolution»
  14. 14. @TahrirSupplies
  15. 15. A Syrian Dissident
  16. 16. Syncretic Problems20th Century Problem – Kafkaesque Bureaucracy21st Century Network on Twitter17th Century Solution: ... A Sheikh Zeynep Tufekci @techsoc
  17. 17. Sheikh?
  18. 18. Last Mile – Remains Crucial
  19. 19. It’s an Ecology–One with New Players
  20. 20. Tahrir, 2011It’s an Ecology
  21. 21. It’s not simpleSocial Media = More ParticipationMore Participation = ??? Zeynep Tufekci @techsoc
  22. 22. Change is HereGovernments, too, are adaptingStill, expect more challenges to unaccountable power... Zeynep Tufekci @techsoc
  23. 23. If you depend on unaccountablepower, especially based on:Information monopoliesControl over focusers/filtersPluralistic ignoranceDivide and conquerSpeed advantage... expect to be challenged
  24. 24. (They might be coming for you... )
  25. 25. Thank you. Questions/Comments? zeynep@unc.edu @techsoc www.technosociology.org

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