(behind the times) intro’d to Alexis when he and Glenn were in the munk debates (new to me as well) about surveillance..
one of Alexis comments (goldblum reference) –
being so enamored with what they could… that they didn’t think about what they should…
2014 on meet the press:
2013 on colbert:
as long as we keep net neutrality in place
as long as we have net neutrality – all links are created equal…
making an idea that cannot be restrained
book links to amazon
the internet is an open system: it works because you don’t need to ask anyone’s permission
Alexis Ohanian Sr. (@alexisohanian) tweeted at 5:44 PM on Thu, Jan 17, 2019:
After helping lead the fight to defeat two bad bills in Congress (SOPA + PIPA) — and winning — @Forbes Magazine dubbed me Mayor of the Internet in this profile and I had just gotten a fantastic book deal.
What you don’t know is that 6 months earlier, I’… https://t.co/1D8QxyDrkfhttps://t.co/GheiPos3R6
Alexis Ohanian Sr. (@alexisohanian) tweeted at 4:38 AM – 14 Aug 2019 :
Smart. We know this works @reddit and more evidence we’ve hit #peaksocial and shifting away from follow-model to community/interest based groups https://t.co/pW3wn8xLcK (http://twitter.com/alexisohanian/status/1161587951396163584?s=17)
he uses tag a bit.. showing better grouping of people
imagine if we went curiosity based (ie: listen to the the daily curiosity of 7b first thing each day) beyond #peaksocial
tech as it could be..
Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/alexisohanian/status/1268944657679036422
@alexisohanian: I co-founded @ 15 years ago to help people find community and a sense of belonging. It is long overdue to do the right thing. I’m doing this for me, for my family, and for my country.
@alexisohanian: I’m saying this as a father who needs to be able to answer his black daughter when she asks: “What did you do?”
@alexisohanian: I’ve resigned as a member of the reddit board, I have urged them to fill my seat with a black candidate, + I will use future gains on my Reddit stock to serve the black community, chiefly to curb racial hate, and I’m starting with a pledge of $1M to @’s @
@alexisohanian: I believe resignation can actually be an act of leadership from people in power right now. To everyone fighting to fix our broken nation: do not stop.
America’s school system is failing the vast majority of children. #COVID exacerbated the situation and highlighted the importance of tech in the future of education. Where do we go from here? First of what I hope will be many @joinClubhouse sessions in the @sevensevensix AGORA
Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/alexisohanian/status/1371567494624907264
imagine if we just focused on listening to the itch-in-8b-souls.. first thing.. everyday.. and used that data to augment our interconnectedness.. we might just get to a more antifragile, healthy, thriving world.. the ecosystem we keep longing for..
More on the STRENGTH of weak ties in our latest @comXcap ~ you all listening, right? I promised myself (and you all) I’d start regularly creating content for all the folks asking my thoughts on this ever-changing industry + @michaelsidgmore brings the finance sauce. https://t.co/G3bUvx7VvN
Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/alexisohanian/status/1402259430578790408
much more efficient weak networks
on infra for weak/deep ties
again: imagine if we used tech:
to undo our hierarchical listening
Alexis Ohanian (born April 24, 1983) is an American internet entrepreneur, activist and investor based in theBrooklyn borough of New York City, best known for co-founding the social news website reddit, helping launch travel search website Hipmunk, and starting social enterprise Breadpig.