Updated: 11/16/2019 by Computer Hope
Name: Ethan Zuckerman
- American Internet activist, media scholar, blogger, and author.
- Director of the MIT Center for Civic Media.
- One of the original staff members of Tripod.com, a successful pioneer "dot com" enterprise.
- Former founder of Geekcorps and Global Voices Online.
- Coined the cute cat theory of digital activism.
- Co-developer of Media Cloud.
- Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection (2013).
- 2011 Circumvention Tool Evaluation (2011).
- The First Twitter Revolution? (2011).
- Internet Freedom: Beyond Circumvention. In: The next digital decade (2010).
- Decentralizing the Mobile Phone:A Second ICT4D Revolution? (2010).
Honors and awards
- Foreign Policy magazine named him to its list of top global thinkers (2011).
- MIT Technology Review "Technology in the Service of Humanity Award" (2002).
- Awarded a Fulbright scholarship which sent him to Accra, Ghana for a year.
"The world isn't flat and globalization is only beginning, which means we have time to change what we're doing and get it right."