Occupy Wall Street Round Up: October 21, 2011

on Friday, Oct. 21st

Mercury News: The city of Oakland, declaring concern over reports the Occupy Oakland encampments were “hazardous”, has officially released an eviction notice to all protesters.

Adbusters: Creators of the Occupy Wall Street movement, the magazine has now called for a rally on October 29, 2011 to promote what they call a “Robin Hood” tax — a 1% on financial transactions and currency trades.

The New York Times: Taking a page out of the Occupy Wall Street playbook, the Occupy Boston protesters have arranged and organized their own library for protesters.

AlterNet: Law enforcement has taken an aggressive stand against Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York, Boston, Oakland and San Francisco. But can OWS actually inspire them to take off their shield and participate in protests?

Oregonian: Occupy Portland is now entering its third week.

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We’ve been keeping up with Simple Machine, the independent film curation tool for festival and art house programmers, since running across their booth at South By Southwest last year.

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Transmedia Beat: Bernie Su’s “Emma Approved” Monetization Secrets

Disclosure: I’m one of the organizers of Transmedia LA, so take any excessive positivity with a grain of salt.

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First Ever Crappy Awards Target SF’s Tech Industry

Inspired by the sly tradition of the Razzie Awards, which commemorate the worst of Hollywood, San Francisco fair housing advocates are kicking off “The Crappy Awards” tonight in the city’s art’s district.

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Image Disruptor: Flag Looks To Upend Photo Printing Through The Magic of Free

Flag, a photo printing start-up that is holding a barnstorming 14-day Kickstarter campaign right now, turned up on my radar this week thanks to John Gruber’s Daring Fireball.

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Taking “A Total Disruption” Open Source

Sundance winning documentarian Ondi Timoner isn’t in the habit of doing things in half-measures.

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