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Politics: Web 2.0 - Facebook and Clustering of Ideological Types

BY Michael Turk | Thursday, April 17 2008

Session 1 of the Politics: Web 2.0 Conference brings us to an examination of Facebook and clustering of ideological types and research done by Brian Gaines and Jeff Mondak at the University of Illinois. One of the fears ... Read More

PoliticsWeb2.0: On the Future of Government in the Digital Era

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, April 17 2008

I'm at the Politics Web 2.0 conference at the University of London, Royal Hollaway, and things have just kicked off. As always with my visits to conferences, I will try to blog that which I find interesting (I'm no Ethan ... Read More

PoliticsWeb2.0: On the Future of Government in the Digital Era

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, April 17 2008

I'm at the Politics Web 2.0 conference at the University of London, Royal Hollaway, and things have just kicked off. As always with my visits to conferences, I will try to blog that which I find interesting (I'm no Ethan ... Read More

Obama Targets Pennsylvania Voters with Pure Persuasion Ads

BY Kate Kaye | Wednesday, April 16 2008

Senator Barack Obama's campaign has demonstrated a willingness to use local online advertising to reach voters in particular primary states. Now, with the important Pennsylvania primary around the corner, Obama for ... Read More

Where are all the women political bloggers? This new widget tells you, by state and party ID

BY Morra Aarons-Mele | Wednesday, April 16 2008

In a further extension of BlogHer's mission to identify and promote women in the blogosphere, I wanted to let you know about our new widget- we're inviting women political bloggers to list themselves. Please spread the ... Read More

The Boss Endorses Barack

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 16 2008

A blogger calling himself the “Boss,” who lives somewhere on E Street, has written that he’s endorsing Barack Obama for president. Read More

Daily Digest: Cindy McCain's Farfalle Scandal

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 16 2008

Cindy McCain steals recipes from the web!; Jay Rosen has it out with members of the MSM covering Bittergate; Aaron Swartz launches the excellent watchdog.net; a new vid pairs John McCain with George Bush, again; the ... Read More

Daily Digest: Cindy McCain's Farfalle Scandal

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 16 2008

Cindy McCain steals recipes from the web!; Jay Rosen has it out with members of the MSM covering Bittergate; Aaron Swartz launches the excellent watchdog.net; a new vid pairs John McCain with George Bush, again; the ... Read More

Barack Obama's Angel Investors

BY Luigi Montanez | Wednesday, April 16 2008

In the world of small business entrepreneurship, especially technology startups in Silicon Valley, a standard process has evolved dictating how to raise money to start a company. Similarly, in the mass media era of ... Read More

Off to London for Politics Web 2.0 International Conference

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, April 15 2008

I'm taking off tomorrow morning for London, England, where I'll be speaking along with techPresident blogger Michael Turk at "Politics Web 2.0," a two-day international conference hosted by the University of London, ... 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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