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CDT Lecture Series: Ethan Zuckerman

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Please join us for a talk by Ethan Zuckerman, the first installment of the CDT Lecture Series, sponsored by Communication Design + Technology at Parsons the New School for Design.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008
7:00PM to 9:00PM
65 W. 11th Street, Wollman Hall (5th floor)
Free and open to the public

Ethan Zuckerman is a research fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School. His research in the field of information and communication technology for development includes work on telecommunications policy, free and open source software, and citizen media. With Rebecca MacKinnon, he is the cofounder of Global Voices (, an award-winning international community of webloggers and citizen journalists. Prior to his work with Berkman and Global Voices, Ethan founded Geekcorps (, a volunteer organization which sent technology experts to work with ICT companies in the developing world. He is the former CTO of, a pioneering web hosting company based in Western Massachusetts, where he lives and works. He serves as advisor to several nonprofit projects that focus on technology and social change, and serves on the board of Open Society Institute’s US Program.

His personal blog, “My Heart’s in Accra” is located at

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