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First POST: AmBushed

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, February 18 2015

How Jeb Bush makes the most of his PACs; why blog traffic is down; how open mapping platforms use open government data; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Addressable Transcendence

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, July 22 2014

What San Francisco techies and tenant activists have in common; the future of online political targeting; problems with Washington DC's new open data policies; and much, much more. Read More

A TechPresident Podcast: Mobile Money, "Citizenville" and the Sequester

BY TechPresident | Thursday, February 28 2013

In this episode of the techPresident podcast: SARAH LAI STIRLAND: I think Gavin Newsom is like the Richard Branson of policy. He's a social entrepeneur. He doesn't necessarily get all the details. Richard Branson has this book called, "Screw It, Just Do It," and I think that pretty much encapsulates Gavin Newsom's approach to trying new things. He talks about trying and not failing, and it might sound very familiar to us because we write about this stuff, and we cover a lot of innovative people in government. But I'm sure for a lot of smaller governments that's not their approach. And I'm sure this book is valuable on that level. Read More