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State's Jared Cohen Reportedly Bound for Google "Think Tank"

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, August 16 2010

Photo credit: Center for American Progress Fortune seems to confirm, kinda, a rumor that has been floating around technology and politics space for some time now: the State Department's Read More

The Journolist "Affair": Privacy, Transparency, and Credibility in the Internet Age

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, August 5 2010

Jonathan Strong, the author (bio) of the Daily Caller's on-going series of articles based on excerpts from emails selected out of the private Journolist discussion list, has been making a name for himself and his upst Read More

Reagan Son Selling Email Done Right

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, August 2 2010

Eldest Reagan son Michael is selling email addresses to deny liberal technology companies the business: Read More

Google Secures Its Apps for Government

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 27 2010

Google's offerings to the public sector have just expanded, with the announcement that the company is now offering a version of their "cloud" based Google Apps suite (Gmail, Google Docs, Calendar, and more) ... Read More

Tumblr's "Reblog" Used to Game Facebook Into Deleting Palin

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, July 23 2010

Andy Barr has the latest on the story a Sarah Palin "note" removed from Facebook earlier this week. Read More

Anti-Obama Filmmaker Alex Jones Cries YouTube Censorship

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 22 2010

Ben Smith reports that the removal of a provocative Sarah Palin post on the building of a mosque and Muslim community center near the former World Trade Center site has Facebook reviewing how content gets removed from ... Read More

Friday Afternoon Memory Bleg: Does Googling Trip Your Brain's Switch?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, July 16 2010

As I both get older and use the web more, I am noticing that my memory seems to be changing. I used to think that this was just a product of a) getting older and b) juggling many more loose ties to people, more loose ... Read More

Using Twitter to Track the Spread of Flu

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 15 2010

Researchers are building upon the idea that Google can be a good flu tracking mechanism by studying what Twitter tells us about the spread of disease. One potential advantage of Twitter, reports Technology Review's ... Read More