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A Day to Explore Mobile Citizening

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, March 30 2011

Something for your calendar, perhaps. Coming up on April 16th is the MobileCitizen Summit in DC, "a [free] one-day learning laboratory for those interested in applying mobile technologies to empower, fuel and drive citizen engagement in the public good." Interesting planning committee, and intriguing line-up of attendees. Perhaps you should check it out.

News Briefs

RSS Feed thursday >

First POST: Hot Spots

How Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is making inroads in China; labor protests among Uber drivers spread to more cities; new data about the prevalence of online harassment; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Reminders

Why the RNC hasn't managed to reboot how Republican campaigns use voter data; new ways of using phone banking to get out the vote; how the UK's digital director is still ahead of the e-govt curve; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Patient Zero

Monica Lewinsky emerges with a mission to fight cyber-bullying; Marc Andreessen explains his political philosophy; tech donors to MayDay PAC get pushback from Congressional incumbents; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Front Pagers

How Facebook's trending topics feed is wrecking political news; debating the FBI's need for an encrypted phone "backdoor"; democratizing crisis data; and much, much more. GO

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