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OneWebDay in NYC

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On Saturday had brunch with Charles Hope and Grace Piper at one of my favourite hang outs in NYC – Les Halles.

Les Halles

They told me about OneWebDay party that night at For Your Imagination loft, which was round the corner from the hotel I was staying. The venue was good, a large room with groovy images projected on the wall. People were mingling in the gloom and ambiance of low lighting.

OneWebDay party in NYC

OneWebDay is a good and necessary meme. The last night’s party was one of the many ways to celebrate and share it. Glad I could be there.

It’s easy to take the web for granted. But it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on what the web could mean to humankind in the future. That’s the purpose of OneWebDay, held each September 22.

The idea behind OneWebDay is to encourage people to think of themselves as responsible for the internet, and to take good and visible actions on Sept. 22 that (1) celebrate the positive impact of the internet on the world and (2) shed light on the problems of access and information flow.

The internet is made of people, not just machines. It’s up to us to protect it.

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3 Responses to “OneWebDay in NYC”


  1. Paul Kontonis
    on Sep 27th, 2007
    @ 14:11 pm

    Thanks to everyone who made OneWebDay such a memorable day. Here are pictures from the party. Thanks!


  2. Paul Kontonis
    on Sep 27th, 2007
    @ 14:13 pm

    Oops bad link in previous post http://www.flickr.com/photos/19569783@N00/sets/72157602133998340/


  3. Grace Piper
    on Sep 27th, 2007
    @ 23:35 pm

    What an amazing brunch with conversation that had my head spinning. The three pots of French press coffee didn’t hurt either. Buzzzz. You are a lovely brunching companion.

    Grace

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