This week TMI explores the world of pseudonyms. Carmela Ciuraru talks about some of the authors she profiles in her book Nom de Plume, Dan Sinker tells us about @MayorEmanuel the fake twitter pseudonym he created for Rahm Emanuel, Andy Carvin, Jillian York and Meg Worley weigh in on #nymwars. And Artist Chris Collins attempts to learn the story behind the handle Tyepilot. PLUS TMI’s special corespondent takes us inside the top secret world of rebranding.
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The internet illuminati tells us how to think about Wikileaks. For Ethan Zuckerman and Douglas Rushkoff, it’s kind of an “I Told You So” moment. Daniel Ellsberg explains why Bradley Manning is a better comparison than Julian Assange while Jillian York says FAIL to Time Magazine’s choice for person of the year. Cartoonist Joe Alterio draws the cables and Christopher Beam celebrates the diplomatic ‘talent’ pool. Plus Gabriella Coleman on Anonymous, Evgeny Morozov on DDOS, and your host asks “What Would China Do?”