How the Umbrella ‘Revolution’ meme hurt the movement in Hong Kong

Jason Li is a Hong Kong based designer and consultant. He primarily works with tech companies and startups in Asia. With An Xiao Mina he co-founded The Civic Beat, where people discuss using technology for social and political change. Here, he weighs in on how the #UmbrellaRevolution hashtag and Internet memes both helped and hindered the recent protest movement to emerge out of Hong Kong. The ongoing protests for democracy in Hong Kong have been… [read more »]