2013-9-15

The Civic Beat Sundae: September 15 Edition

Introducing… The Civic Beat Sundae: Your weekly scoop of internet culture writing from ’round the web.  The Civic Beat team has been tinkering a lot in the background as we prepare our public-facing site and research, and we realized we’ve been coming across a slew of articles and research already out »

People coming out of their homes and into the streets to particpate in #duranadam or #standingman. Photo by @myriamonde and h/t to @zeynep

#Standingman: The Meme for the Masses

Editor’s Note: This is a reblog of a post by tech writer David Banks at Cyborgology. It has been reprinted with their permission. It represents our ongoing coverage of the internet response to the protests in Turkey. For more on this topic, check out Arda İbikoğlu’s guest reblog on penguins and »

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Penguins and Chapulling: Disproportionate Humor in the Turkey Protests

Editor’s Note: This is a reblog of a blog post by the Istanbul-based researcher Arda İbikoğlu originally titled Protest Humor: “Let’s use disproportionate intelligence!” İbikoğlu was generous enough to offer his permission to reblog it here. Sparked initially by a small group of activists resisting the construction of barracks in Istanbul’s Gezi Park, »