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First POST: Jackpots

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 25 2013

How a blog post about being poor set off a cascade of solidarity; why Google's new Civic Information API is a big deal; the rise of the "protest selfie"; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Crisitunity?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, November 20 2013

Why the Obamacare mess may be far, far worse for the Democratic party than people realize; the latest in voter-targeting TV ads; thinking about "popular data" as a new way to grow civic engagement around open data; and much, much more. Read More

Election-Day App Makers, More Tools Have Arrived

BY Miranda Neubauer | Thursday, October 18 2012

Google's Civic Information API is now live in 15 states for Election Day polling locations, and early voting information for 13 states will be added tonight, according to an e-mail from Patrick Ruffini, president of Engage, to the Voter Information Project. The API allows developers to build applications to display information such as polling places, early voting locations, candidate data and election official information. Read More