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First POST: Monkeying

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, January 22 2015

Net neutrality proponents call foul on the GOP's plans; StandUnited.com seeks to be the right's Change.org; tons of civic tech news from mySociety, Chicago and Civic Hall in NYC; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Bitcoin Agonistes

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, January 22 2014

Is Bitcoin going to change the world? One of the inventors of the web browser thinks so; Edward Snowden denies being a Russian puppet; the Ukrainian government geolocates protesters and sends them a scary SMS; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Agility

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, October 25 2013

How two Democratic tech gurus would fix HealthCare.gov; how the NSA scandal is threatening US-Europe relations; how a Syrian Kurd living in exile built a mobile tool that alerts subscribers in Syria when a government-fired Scud missile is headed their way; and much, much more. Read More

Daily Digest: Tag Clouds as Truth Serum

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, December 12 2007

The tag clouds accompanying the Washington Post's candidate profiles are unexpectedly revealing; Ben Smith searches for the truth behind site that is vigorously pro-Hillary and anti-everyone else; a new site covering the ... Read More

Killer Political Apps

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Thursday, May 24 2007

Reacting quickly to Facebook.com’s newly launched open API, the Obama campaign is the first of the presidentials to take advantage of the opportunity. Basically, anyone can develop an application that can be ... Read More