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The Campaign of Ideas

BY | Wednesday, February 20 2008

Richardson for President, Inc, ________________________ Dear Friend, It already seems like a lifetime since I left the presidential race. But I continue to follow all of the campaign news with great interest. So much has ... Read More

Daily Digest: Is Obama All Talk Or More Substance?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, February 20 2008

Obama beats Clinton in Wisconsin and Hawaii, maybe with the help of a text campaign; a tech consultant analyzes Clinton and Obama's policy proposals and finds that Obama actually has more substance; more videos appear ... Read More

Daily Digest: All Talk Or More Substance?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, February 20 2008

Obama beats Clinton in Wisconsin and Hawaii, maybe with the help of a text campaign; a tech consultant analyzes Clinton and Obama's policy proposals and finds that Obama actually has more substance; more videos appear ... Read More

If Obama Accepts Spending Limits....

BY Zephyr Teachout | Wednesday, February 20 2008

If he is the nominee, I hope Obama accepts the spending limits, but not for the reasons typically given. Giving money directs grassroots activity right now--it defines the bulk of the email messages from the campaign. ... Read More

Crowdsourcing Obama's Donations

BY Patrick Ruffini | Wednesday, February 20 2008

For a while I've been mentally keeping tabs on Obama's online fundraising numbers via the live count of the number of donors on his web site. However, it's no RonPaulGraphs.com, with its deep analytics probing daily ... Read More

Lessig Asks: Can You Build a Movement from Capitol Hill?

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, February 20 2008

Larry Lessig is tying a possible congressional run to the question of whether or not launching a campaign and/or actually serving as a member of Congress is the best way to advance a national "grassroots" ... Read More

YouTube: Ron Paul 2008 Precinct Leader Update

BY | Tuesday, February 19 2008

National Campaign Manager Lew Moore and National Field Director Debbie Hopper on Tuesday, February 19, held a video update on the campaign and the present and future of the Precinct Leaders program. Lew and Debbie talk ... Read More

Plagiarism and Our Buddy in the Ugly Sweater

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, February 19 2008

As we go into yet another night of compulsive browser refreshes to find out tonight’s primary results, the flap over Barack Obama’s alleged plagiarism of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s words is continuing ... Read More

Daily Digest: Is Obama Too Top Down?

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, February 19 2008

Pushing the next president to use participatory media; GOP.com launches the Obama Spendometer; if we get President's Day off, shouldn't we get Election Day off?; comparing Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton's organizing ... Read More

Daily Digest: Is Obama Too Top Down?

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, February 19 2008

Pushing the next president to use participatory media; GOP.com launches the Obama Spendometer; if we get President's Day off, shouldn't we get Election Day off?; comparing Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton's organizing ... Read More

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NYC Open Data Advocates Focus on Quality And Value Over Quantity

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications plans to publish more than double the amount of datasets this year than it published to the portal last year, new Commissioner Anne Roest wrote last week in an annual report mandated by the city's ...

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NYC Open Data Advocates Focus on Quality And Value Over Quantity

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications plans to publish more than double the amount of datasets this year than it published to the portal last year, new Commissioner Anne Roest wrote last week in an annual report mandated by the city's open data law, with 135 datasets scheduled to be released this year, and almost 100 more to come in 2015. But as preparations are underway for City Council open data oversight hearings in the fall, what matters more to advocates than the absolute number of the datasets is their quality. GO

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