The world-changing power of the reasonable

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  • 1.
  • 2.
  • 3. Thanks, Christina!
  • 4. The
    world-changing
    power
    of the
    reasonable
    Alexis Ohanian @kn0thing
  • 5.
  • 6. Steve
  • 7.
  • 8.
  • 9.
  • 10.
  • 11.
  • 12.
  • 13.
  • 14. 14Muniques
    1B pageviews
  • 15. politicsgadgets
    science
    apple
    marijuana
    aww
    photography
    environment
    space
    howto
    videos
    pics
    economics
    world news
    ask science
    atheism
    christianity
    sports
  • 16. The voice of the internet
    News before it happens
  • 17. The biggest little community online
  • 18.
  • 19. Zach
    Anner
  • 20.
  • 21.
  • 22. Help me fix my last picture of mom
  • 23.
  • 24.
  • 25. 2010
    was a great year for reddit
  • 26. 2010
    Over US$750,000 donated to charity
  • 27. 2010
    Over US$750,000 donated to charity
  • 28. 2010
    Over US$750,000 donated to charity
  • 29. Credit: Zach Weiner
  • 30. Credit: xkcd
  • 31. Meet
    Sabriya
  • 32. 28yrs old
    Scientist
    Hula-hoop expert
  • 33. Shes on
    Facebook
  • 34. She tweets
  • 35. She even reads reddit
  • 36. There are millions just like her
  • 37. Shes a potential
    activist
  • 38. Activism consists of intentional action to bring about social, political, economic, or environmental change. This action is in support of, or opposition to, one side of an often controversial argument.
    (source: Wikipedia)
  • 39. The (free) web
    is a tool for
    activism
  • 40. the most effective
    distribution platform
    for data the world
    has ever seen
  • 41.
  • 42.
  • 43. Mister Splashy Pants
  • 44.
  • 45. Activism?
  • 46. slAcktivism
  • 47.
  • 48. August 28, 1963
  • 49.
  • 50.
  • 51.
  • 52. August 28, 1963
    200,000
  • 53. August 28, 1963
    200,000
    189,000,000
  • 54. August 28, 1963
    .0106%
  • 55.
  • 56.
  • 57. Activists
  • 58.
  • 59.
  • 60.
  • 61.
  • 62. Slacktivists?
  • 63. The mainstream
  • 64. Well always need activists
  • 65. Well always need activists
    Well always need slacktivists
  • 66. Well always need activists
    Well always need slacktivists
    Change happens when a new
    idea becomes mainstream.
  • 67. Questions?
    (please say hello!)
    Alexis Ohanian
    @kn0thing
    http://about.me/alexis