Spectrogram Statements

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Controversial Statements

  • Bitcoin is good for the little guy
  • Twitter will be good for social justice movements around the world
  • Healthcare.gov shows government can't do anything right
  • The current deployment of the internet is neutral.
  • Use of devices kills creativity
  • Data mining benefits everyone
  • Technology is not inclusive to everyone in society
  • Content heavy websites are not relevant
  • NPTech is weak sauce without a lobbying contingent
  • Facebook is good for humans
  • Occupy was a failure
  • Everyone should code
  • The interwebs will save us
  • Data scraping is good
  • Nonprofits must do R&D (Research & Development)
  • Online social networks are needed in schools.
  • Chrome is tainted
  • Facebook is absolutely necessary
  • Encryption is over.
  • Non-conformists all have apples.
  • The cloud is the end of personal computing.
  • This (and other) english-only meetings reinforce linguistic hegemony
  • Digital divide is great because it keeps have-nots safe from surveillance.
  • The affordable Care Act is giving technology a bad name.
  • Needy orgs crush open source software projects with their neediness
  • Silicon Valley will save the world.
  • Nonprofits should always use open source.
  • There is no such thing as privacy (get over it)
  • Apple is over
  • Thank goodness for the NSA (they're keeping us safe)
  • Nonprofits should ONLY use open source software
  • Community is impossible on the internet
  • User accessibility is bullshit
  • Work-life balance is incompatible with activism
  • Wall Street should be destroyed
  • Within 10 years nobody will touch a keyboard
  • Activists should ONLY use FOSS
  • Societal change is always more important than individual change
  • You should always encrypt your email
  • Privacy is more important than accessibility
  • Corporate social media is helpful in organizing
  • Funding for new not for profit ventures is broken.
  • Nonprofits don't learn technology fast enough
  • Vanity metrics are fabulous "likes"/"views"
  • Making money consulting for nonprofits is immoral
  • People use their mobile phones too much
  • If you are not paying for a product, you are the product
  • Technology is good for democracy
  • Social Media hurts activism
  • There is no going back from the internet
  • It's better to have a crappy website rather than none
  • Big data is very useful
  • I'd rather give my data to Google than the government
  • Linux is still too difficult for the average user
  • Hackathons are great ways to develop a product
  • If you're a privacy activist and you use gmail, you're a hypocrite
  • Accepting USG funding is traiterous
  • If you're a nonprofit and you want funding, go for-profit
  • If you don't have sensitive data, it is ok to use google
  • I don't have time to figure out how tools work.
  • Facebook is not the place to organize radical change.
  • Public sector coding fellowships, like Code for America, serves its fellows better than its cities
  • We have an ethical obligation NOT to use Apple products
  • Encryption is too hard for the average user
  • Facebook is a bad fundraising tool.
  • Brooklyn is better than Oakland
  • Will online data help sensitive easy legal immigration?
  • Everyone should encrypt everything
  • Every nonprofit needs an online presence
  • Encrypting your data is a civic duty
  • Invest all your money in bitcoin
  • Everyone should work for nonprofits
  • Everyone should work from home!
  • The "cloud" is evil!
  • Corporations have done more to help humanity than harm it
  • The ad revenue model is the best method for providing quality information on the internet.
  • Nonprofits have no choice but to be on facebook!
  • google buses suck
  • Activists that make money are sell-outs
  • The internet is evil & must be destroyed
  • The debate about which CMS is better in not useful
  • It is better to use google tools because people already know how to use them
  • Is your laptop hard drive encrypted?
  • How to balance security stability profitability
  • What are good privacy tools that are easy to use? (email, file sharing, etc.)
  • Everyone should learn to program
  • "encryption works"
  • This event starts too early
  • We must avoid Apple products
  • If people care they will act
  • The internet is a tool of patriarchy
  • The internet is a LEVEL playing field
  • The internet will DIE without neutrality
  • Online organizing takes away from good grassroots organizing
  • Social media is constructive for breaking news
  • Index investing is bad
  • The government is looking for us
  • Apple is now more evil than Micro$oft
  • Email (PGP) encryption is just too hard for average users to adopt
  • Big data is good for humanity
  • Future generations lose when gramma gets a pacemaker
  • Google glass is scary
  • Grassroots orgs should outsource ALL tech needs & focus on organizing