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We Bid Adieu to Nick Judd

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, August 2 2013

Today is Nick Judd's last day at techPresident, as he is taking off for a few weeks of well-earned R&R before heading off to graduate school at the University of Chicago to study sociology. In his nearly four years with us, he reported intensively on the tech-politics industry, oversaw our news-site redesign and upgrade, drove our coverage of the 2012 presidential cycle, and led our forays into e-book publishing. Among his outstanding work was early and solid reporting on the rise of civic technology (see his 2011 story on Boston's Office of New Urban Mechanics), his in-depth coverage of the role of tech in the rise of Occupy Wall Street, and his stewardship of our 2010 project. Read More


WeGov News: New Staff, New Partnerships, New Backing!

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, June 5 2013

techPresident's WeGov section is bulking up with a new staff editor, an expanded editorial mandate, a partnership with the engine room, and fresh infusions of support from the Omidyar Network and the United Nations Foundation. Read More