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1M+ Donations to Obama in March

BY Patrick Ruffini | Monday, March 24 2008

(Correction? See update.) If you're a Republican (like me), it's time to grab the Rolaids again. According to publicly available donor data on BarackObama.com, the Obama campaign has already received more than one ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Coming Of The Digital Presidency

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, March 24 2008

Patchwork Nation dispenses with the red/blue state divide; Obama and the coming digital presidency; Jeff Jarvis on what Google would do; online attention to Obama raises questions; shocker: IT workers split between ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Coming Of The Digital Presidency

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, March 24 2008

Patchwork Nation dispenses with the red/blue state divide; Obama and the coming digital presidency; Jeff Jarvis on what Google would do; online attention to Obama raises questions; shocker: IT workers split between ... Read More

Daily Digest: Twitter Giveth, And Twitter Taketh Away

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, March 21 2008

Twitter claims its first victim; Obama dominates YouTube; small donors play a big part in the presidential, not so much in smaller races; Obama Girl does *not* win a YouTube video award; despite sharing dip and nachos ... Read More

Daily Digest: Twitter Giveth, And Twitter Taketh Away

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, March 21 2008

Twitter claims its first victim; Obama dominates YouTube; small donors play a big part in the presidential, not so much in smaller races; Obama Girl does *not* win a YouTube video award; despite sharing dip and nachos ... Read More

Our Favorite Videos Of The Week: The Speech

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, March 21 2008

Whether voters were convinced by it or not, most would agree that Barack Obama's speech on race was a big moment in the 2008 race. We show it here, along with a few video responses. Also, Ron Paul's avatar rears its ... Read More

A personal note

BY | Friday, March 21 2008

Governor Bill Richardson ________________________ Dear Friend, During the last year, I have shared with you my vision and hopes for this nation as we look to repair the damage of the last seven years. And you have shared ... Read More

YouTube: Ron Paul on CNBC's Kudlow & Company

BY | Thursday, March 20 2008

Ron Paul on CNBC's Kudlow & Company 3-20-08 7pm est discusses why we should abolish the federal reserve Read More

Lessig Launches Change-Congress.org

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, March 20 2008

I'm at the National Press Club for the launch of Stanford Prof. Larry Lessig's new project, Change-Congress.org. He's here as part of Sunshine Week, and his speech is co-sponsored by the Sunlight Foundation (which I ... Read More

Lessig Launches Change-Congress.org

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, March 20 2008

I'm at the National Press Club for the launch of Stanford Prof. Larry Lessig's new project, Change-Congress.org. He's here as part of Sunshine Week, and his speech is co-sponsored by the Sunlight Foundation (which I ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed thursday >

First POST: Blogrolling

How Canada spies on its citizens' web behavior; with uber-blogger Andrew Sullivan quitting the field, whither political blogs; how big data is helping prevent homelessness in NYC; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Jargon Busters

Changes in the RNC's tech team; big plans for digital democracy in the UK; how people in Cuba are making their own private Internet; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Stalking

How the DEA tracks millions of America motorists; will the Senate enter the 21st century?; Obama veteran Jeremy Bird's role in the upcoming Israeli election; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Video Stars

How the White House hit a home run on YouTube post-State of the Union; why the Barrett Brown sentencing casts a chill on online security research; how media producers use Crowdtangle to optimize their Facebook audiences; and much, much more. GO

friday >

First POST: Moneyballed

The Gates Foundation's new "global citizens" email database, and why it's a terrible idea; why young people like the NSA more than older people; using open data about NYC taxi drivers to ID Muslims; and much, much more. GO

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