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Live From the Gov 2.0 Expo

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, May 25 2010

I'm in Washington, DC for the next couple of days covering the Gov 2.0 Expo at the Washington Convention Center. This morning I snuck in just in time to catch the last part of Carolyn Lawson, California's Director of ... Read More

In Online Political Ads, Facebook Is Catching Up to Google

BY Nick Judd | Monday, May 24 2010

Facebook's share of online political advertising dollars is quickly growing to rival Google's, online political consultants say. The assertion is backed by my analysis of recently released data from the Federal Elections ... Read More

Pennsylvania AG Drops Subpoena Against Twitter

BY Nick Judd | Monday, May 24 2010

Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett has dropped a grand jury subpoena of Twitter seeking the identities of users who tweet and blog derisively about him and his office, Wired reports. Read More

GOP.com to Roll Out Points API

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, May 20 2010

Corrected Scoring political points has taken on a whole new meaning. The Republican National Committee is set to open up an API to its social network and web properties, RNC New Media Director Todd Herman told me ... Read More

Mobile Voter Registration Has Arrived

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, May 18 2010

Santa Clara County may be the first locality in the country to actually accept an electronic voter registration submitted from a source other than a government website. On Friday, the Santa Clara County Registrar of ... Read More

PdF Network Call: The Paperless Texas Gubernatorial Campaign

BY Nick Judd | Monday, May 17 2010

PdF Conference Call Gov. Rick Perry of Texas is what you might call an "establishment" candidate. He's been in office ten years already, and after a successful primary in March, he stands to cruise to victory and another ... Read More

Where To Find Your Congresscritter: Facebook?

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, May 13 2010

Facebook today announced the existence of Congress on Facebook, a new page maintained by Facebook to highlight innovative use of the platform by members of Congress and to serve as a directory for federal legislators on ... Read More

That's Right the Moon

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, May 11 2010

Moon Zoo: Crater Survey from The Zooniverse on Vimeo. If space is the final frontier, then crowdsourcing has long since crossed it. Now, though, crowdsourcing has come to the moon. An initiative announced today by the ... Read More

In the Gulf, a Joint Online Response

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, May 11 2010

Crews work Saturday, May 8, 2010, to collect oil near and around the location where the Deepwater Horizon oil platform caught fire and sank. U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey J. Ranel // via ... Read More

What Has Twitter Done For Nashville?

BY Nick Judd | Monday, May 10 2010

When I called Logan Baird on Friday, he told me he was sitting in a cafe on South 1st Street in Nashville, helping to manage the @nashvilleflood Twitter handle for an informal group of volunteers. The flood waters that ... Read More