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Talking with Mark Klein About The Collaboratorium

BY Dave Witzel | Sunday, May 25 2008

Mark Klein of The MIT Center for Collective Intelligence is working on, among other things, "The Collaboratorium. An online platform to "help large groups efficiently arrive at well-founded conclusions." Read More

Straight Outta Denver: LiveBarr

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 23 2008

You may not know it, but it's convention season. For the Libertarian Party, anyway. Bob Barr is livestreaming from his booth at the event, and while there's nothing exciting happening at the moment, it's pretty cool that ... Read More

IsBarackObamaMuslim.com: The Rise of Nanosites

BY Luigi Montanez | Friday, May 23 2008

We’ve all seen microsites used in politics, from ImpeachGonzales.org last year to the recently launched CanWeAsk.com. Common to microsites are a clear message and clear call to action. But how about sites that are ... Read More

A New Approach to Open Government: Push It Out of the Website Business

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 23 2008

A new article in Yale's Journal of Law & Technology offers up a somewhat counterintuitive new online plan for the next presidential administration to make government more useful, more accountable, and more ... Read More

A New Approach to Open Government: Push It Out of the Website Business

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 23 2008

A new article in Yale's Journal of Law & Technology offers up a somewhat counterintuitive new online plan for the next presidential administration to make government more useful, more accountable, and more ... Read More

Daily Digest: Who Stole David Brooks?

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 23 2008

David Brooks talks about geeks, tech, and politics; dreams of an Obama-Webb ticket; CQ's VP contest is over, and the winner is...; a new study suggests that HuffPo readers aren't as homogeneous as you think; two new ... Read More

Daily Digest: Who Stole David Brooks?

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 23 2008

David Brooks talks about geeks, tech, and politics; dreams of an Obama-Webb ticket; CQ's VP contest is over, and the winner is...; a new study suggests that HuffPo readers aren't as homogeneous as you think; two new ... Read More

YouTube Provides Policy Infrastructure

BY Dave Witzel | Friday, May 23 2008

We know YouTube is big in campaigns and capable of changing outcomes. But what about in the policy space? Congress wrestles with the YouTube logo while in the UK the PM partners. Ultimately, video of a blocked latrine ... Read More

Obama and the Jews: Voter-Generated Content Adds Context

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, May 23 2008

It's one thing to read about an event in the newspaper; it's another thing to watch the event in its unexpurgated form as raw, unedited video. And as more people carry video cameras or video-enabled mobile phones, it's a ... Read More

Favorite Videos of the Week: Memorial Day Video Treats

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 23 2008

Just in time for the Memorial Day holiday, we bring you eight political videos that are guaranteed to stick to your consciousness like ketchup on a burger. You can never escape the tubes! Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed friday >

First POST: Revisions

Tim Wu says we shouldn't be so pessimistic about lobbying; Obama writes a thank you note to reddit; Ted Cruz wants to be the Uber of politics; Llamas!; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Impossibles

The FCC vote; a proxy Democratic primary battle in Chicago; Gov Andrew Cuomo begins deleting all state employee emails more than 90 days old; men talking about women in tech; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Off the Books

Chicago's "black site"; The New York Times reports "little guys" like Tumblr and Reddit have won the fight for net neutrality but fails to mention Free Press or Demand Progress; Hillary Clinton fan products on Etsy to inspire campaign slogans?; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Challenges

How Silicon Valley donors are thinking about Hillary Clinton 2016; Yahoo's security chief locks horns with the head of the NSA; Instagram location data catches a Congressman with his hand in the till; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Bows

CitizenFour wins best doc; Ken Silverstein resigned from First Look Media and took to Facebook to vent; why we need more Congressional staffers; who profits from the net neutrality debate; banning PowerPoint presentations; and much, much more. GO

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