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Daily Digest: Obama's Outreach (Or Lack Thereof)

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 30 2008

A North Carolina reporter/blogger sneaks into a closed Clinton event, and he feels okay about it; MoveOn the 15 finalists in its Obama in 30 Seconds contest; another contest from Project Breakout seeks to send bloggers ... Read More

Assessing the newest digital device on the block: Chumby

BY Michael Tate | Wednesday, April 30 2008

The line between mediated and unmediated communication is blurring. A device like Chumby accelerates the blur. Read More

Sharing and policy? Scott McNealy to speak in DC

BY Dave Witzel | Wednesday, April 30 2008

Scott McNealy of Sun Microsystems to speak on "Open Source, Open Education and Eco-friendly: Can Sharing Improve Policy?" in Washington DC on 5/5. Read More

UK's Open Rights Group: Ask Becky Hogge

BY Dave Witzel | Wednesday, April 30 2008

The UK's Open Rights Group campaigns on issues like copyright reform, electronic voting, network neutrality and online privacy. Ask Executive Director Becky Hogge about their work. Read More

Livestreaming Hillary in Indiana

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 29 2008

This is neat: GroundReport livestreamed Hillary Clinton's meeting with the Indianapolis Star: Read More

Daily Digest: Wright's 15 Minutes of Fame

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 29 2008

Blogosphere reactions to Obama's Fox appearance; Jeremiah Wright gives everyone something to keep writing about; two college students and superdelegates are turning to YouTube to decide their votes; a roundup of Micah ... Read More

Daily Digest: Wright's 15 Minutes of Fame

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 29 2008

Blogosphere reactions to Obama's Fox appearance; Jeremiah Wright gives everyone something to keep writing about; two college students and superdelegates are turning to YouTube to decide their votes; a roundup of Micah ... Read More

YouTube-Google Announce Presidential Forum

BY David All | Tuesday, April 29 2008

Today, one of the Republican Party's fastest rising stars, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, joined New Orleans Democratic Mayor Ray Nagin to announce that they are working with YouTube and Google to "bring American ... Read More

Riding the Future with Scoble and leMeur on the World Live Web

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, April 29 2008

I spent a few minutes in the future last night, having a late dinner at an Italian restaurant in Santa Monica with Robert Scoble of FastCompany.tv and Loic le Meur of the start-up Seesmic. Both of them are tech pioneers ... Read More

Allison Fine helps Reboot America: Ask her questions

BY Dave Witzel | Tuesday, April 29 2008

Allison Fine, live and online, taking questions about Rebooting America and her work. Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed thursday >

First POST: Creeping

Senator Al Franken's tough questions for Uber's CEO; how the NSA could make its phone metadata program permanent; global privacy groups launch a personal spyware catcher called Detekt; and much, much more. GO

Recreation.gov and other Govt Projects Move Toward Embracing New Digital Approach

A draft request for proposals for the revamping of Recreation.gov will include a requirement that reservation availability data be publicly accessible and that all proposals detail how they will enable third-party sales, as two members of the United States Digital Services have joined the government team overseeing the RFP, meeting some key demands of civic technologists and consumer oriented technology companies. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Ubermenschens

Surge-pricing in effect for Uber privacy violations; why "privacy" policies should be called "data usage" policies; pols silent on Uber mess; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Uber Falles

Uber exposed for plan to dig up dirt on journalist critics; sneaking a SOPA provision into the USA Freedom Act; high-speed free WiFi coming to NYC; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Differences

How to use Twitter to circumvent campaign coordination rules; the net neutrality debate keeps getting hotter; charting the gender balance at dataviz conference using dataviz; and much, much more. GO

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