#riot control

WIRED‘s Bill Wasik wrote a great piece for the Jan. issue. His retrospect on the unrests of 2011 featured the role of technology.

“What’s really revolutionary about all these gatherings — what remains both dangerous and magnificent about them — is the way they represent a disconnected group getting connected, a mega-underground casting off its invisibility to embody itself, formidably, in physical space. … A crowd that’s always connected can never really be dispersed.”

#goodwriting

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