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First POST: Data-Driven

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, March 26 2015

Get to know Clinton's digital team even better; Ted Cruz election announcement-related fundraising offers peak into the coming data-driven campaign arms race; New York City launches online community engagement pilot program called IdeaScale; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Georemixing

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, May 22 2014

Ethan Zuckerman on the global politics of YouTube georemixes; Facebook's flip-flop on user privacy; California's push to take "do not track" requests seriously; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Heat List

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, February 20 2014

The FCC offers new rules to protect net neutrality; Homeland Security backs down on license plate tracking; the Facebook-WhatsApp deal; and much, much more. Read More

Timeline Update: January 17, 1994--Carl Malamud Launches Free Online Access to SEC EDGAR Records

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, August 17 2012

Soon after launching the Politics and the Internet timeline, we saw a tweet from long-time tech publisher and visionary Tim O'Reilly, retweeting a plug from Rep. Darrell Issa, but adding "Alas, omits @carlmalamud's work RT @DarrellIssa: An interactive history of the Internet & politics..." I immediately responded that it was an unintentional oversight, as Malamud is truly the modern open data movement's founding father. Here's the update to the timeline, which was just added. Read More

Translating the XBRL Experience from Dutch to American

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, April 1 2009

As U.S. demand for clear and consistent financial information grows, and big government players like the SEC lean on big business to start adopting standardized ways of reporting their internal information out, data ... Read More

Daily Digest: On Blogosphere Imaging, SEC's XBRL, and "White-Collar Populism"

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, December 23 2008

Imaging the Blogosphere: Ars Technica's Julian Sanchez has a fascinating report on models of the blogosphere's many-tendriled thought sharing that go far beyond information-thin "A is connected to B is connected ... Read More