NYTimes: Wearing a Badge, and a Video Camera (Apr - Some police departments are using miniaturized video cameras and their microphones to capture, in full detail, officers’ interactions with civilians.
Penetrating the Police Brotherhood -- When the head of America’s largest police group apologized to minority communities this week, he was acknowledging that the problem starts at the top. By Frank Serpico
New York Times: Subway Kiosks Will Guide Riders (In Between Ads) - Lipstick on a pig? Sorry to pick on NYC, but is this another misguided idea? The article comments reinforce the importance of not neglecting the basics. Many New Yorkers would like to see an investment in things like cleanliness and safety before urban navigation and tourism. Should there be a Hierarchy of Technology, a la Maslow?
Demonstrators Media: Social media meets traditional media, June 2012. I came across some pro-life protesters on the streets of Chicago, as well as some counter protesters. As I indicated in another pin, protesting is a form of old-school social media. What I like about this image is the fact that the (old school?) newspaper (Tribune) photographer is trying to take his picture. Even in the Digital Era, the story always comes down to people... - csh
The punishment continues after incarceration… Those proven to have been wrongfully convicted through post-conviction DNA testing spend, on average, more than 14 years behind bars. The agony of prison life and the complete loss