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First POST: Big Bad Data

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, November 4 2014

Why big data is bad for political reporting and campaigns; tracking Facebook's voter megaphone; a progress report on the Loomio group decision-making platform; and much, much more. Read More

'Job-Killing' or 'Anti-Environment?' House Dems, GOP Turn Online to Frame Regulation Debate

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, September 14 2011

Rep. Henry Waxman, the senior Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has launched a searchable database of votes on environmental issues by the 112th Congress — an attempt to push back on Republican ... Read More

Four Points for Technology in Politics From Obama's Jobs Plan

BY Nick Judd | Monday, September 12 2011

President Barack Obama was expected Monday to deliver legislation to Congress aimed at getting more Americans back to work. Photo: Natalie Maynor / Flickr Here are four nuggets from the White House's jobs plan, initially ... Read More

The Arguments for and Against the Job-Creating Effects of Shifting from Books to iPads

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 21 2011

Both come to us from Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Con, from Last Friday: Pro, as we discussed in March: The difference seems to be that, over the course of the last month, Jackson has narrowed in on the fact that iPads, ... Read More

Ed Felten Takes Tinkering to the FTC

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, November 5 2010

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WH Deputy New Media Director Shifts to Energy

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, April 12 2010

The White House is losing a Deputy Director of New Media, but the Department of Energy is gaining an experienced Director of New Media and Citizen Engagement. Tomorrow is the last day on the White House new media team ... Read More

Jobs: PdF is Expanding!

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, September 2 2009

If you’re reading this blog post, you just might be the person we’re looking for. Personal Democracy Forum is expanding! We are looking to hire two new colleagues. We are seeking people who are creative, ... Read More

Democrats, Organizing for America Look to Grow Tech Squad

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 7 2009

Republican National Committee new media director Todd Herman announced at last week's PdF '09 that the GOP will have a new web presence up and running at GOP by mid-August, but the Democratic Party and its Organizing for ... Read More

TechPresident is Hiring!

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, April 16 2007

TechPresident is hiring! We're looking for a creative, smart, self-directed Drupal and PHP developer to help us build out new features on the TechPresident site and plan future projects. A perfect candidate is ... Read More