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First POST: Emergence

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, September 10 2014

Evaluating the Teachout-Wu challenge; net neutrality defenders invoke an "internet slowdown"; NYC's first CTO; and much, much more. Read More

Networked Women as a Rising Political Force, Online and Off

BY Tom Watson | Tuesday, November 13 2012

From Sandra Fluke to binders full of women, networked feminism changed the politics of 2012.

The 2012 election proved that women going online to advocate for issues they care about have emerged as a force to be reckoned with in American politics. Tom Watson explores a gap between what he calls "networked feminism" and female candidates. Read More

[OP-ED] 20 Most Innovative "People" in Democracy, or 20 Most Innovative Men?

BY Katrin Verclas and Lina Srivastava | Friday, November 9 2012

TechCrunch recently published a list titled “The 20 Most Innovative People in Democracy 2012.” The people named on the list are very good, and truly are at the forefront of changing the landscape of governance, media, and technology, primarily in the U.S. But as a list, it’s only good if author Gregory Ferenstein had titled it “The 20 Most Innovative Men in Democracy 2012.” Read More

[OP-ED] White House Innovation Fellows: Where Are the Women?

BY Merici Vinton | Friday, August 24 2012

Former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau tech team co-founder Merici Vinton writes: "On Thursday, the White House announced their new Presidential Innovation fellows and with only 2 of the 18 fellows women it left me wondering, where are the women?" Read More

Daily Digest: Bursting Bayh's Balloon

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, August 18 2008

A campaign to sink the possible VP nomination of Indiana senator Evan Bayh might be putting some holes in that particular trial balloon; the reviews from technologists on McCain's tech policy proposals continue to pour ... Read More