The Amazing Life and Work of Aaron Swartz

January 20, 2013
Several pieces about the recently deceased Aaron Swartz.

This recording I did, but Democracy Now did it on a tripod and with better sound.  DeeDee Halleck

The entire memorial is archived at


Interview with Sasha Costanza-Chock

August 16, 2011

Sasha Costanza-Chock is joining the faculty of the Comparative Media Studies program at MIT as Assistant Professor of Civic Media, and is one of the three principal investigators (along with Ethan Zuckerman and Mitchel Resnick) of the Center for Civic Media. He caught up with his new colleague Ethan Zuckerman to talk about his background and his plans at MIT.

Hype Vs Reality in Internet/Lap Top Development

October 26, 2007
The one-laptop-per-child hype.
A lot of buzz at the Tunis meeting of the World Summit on the Information Society (organized by UNESCO and the ITU in 2005) was generated by a presentation by Nicholas Negroponte about an MIT project to design and implement an inexpensiv