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13 of the Newest Political and Civic Tools

13 of the Newest Political and Civic Tools

As the US presidential election draws ever nearer, Matt Stempeck rounds up 13 new tools that leverage digital technology to impact at the political and civic level.

by Matt Stempeck On September 6, 2012

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The Week In Data

The Week In Data

This week we look inside a radio station (via Twitter), examine the role of money in the US Presidential election, track murder in Guatemala and explore the age when we are at our most creative. It’s The Week In Data!

Big Data, Gamification and Obama 2012

Big Data, Gamification and Obama 2012

While the Obama campaign’s unprecedented use of big data and gamification techniques might be helping them to engage citizens and strengthen his re-election bid, what impact will their digital approach have on privacy, transparency and democracy?

A look at the debt

A look at the debt

The astronomical amount of debt in the US seems impossible to imagine. For better or for worse, several visualizations force us to face the facts.

Hey Obama, let’s talk jobs – not politics

Hey Obama, let’s talk jobs – not politics

Barack Obama secured himself a place in history by becoming the first President to live-tweet.

by Alexandre Léchenet On July 20, 2011

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Who Will Be the First Facebook President?

Who Will Be the First Facebook President?

Obama-as-president has thus far been a Web 1.0 leader instead of embracing the Web 2.0 ethic of users collaboratively and socially creating content.

Why Libya 2011 is not Iraq 2003

Why Libya 2011 is not Iraq 2003

Are the allied forces intervening in Libya for humanitarian reasons or to protect their geostrategic interests?

4 Ways Tech Can Change Politics

4 Ways Tech Can Change Politics

How can people use digital technology to change politics? Starting from within political institutions and moving outward.

by Mary C Joyce On December 7, 2010

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Social networks: the tools for a global rebellion?

According to Dedefensa, a website analyzing defense-related and geopolitical issues, the Western civilization is running out of steam, proving the failure of a system based on « technologism » and communication. Salvation will come from alternative networks that have attained unprecedented maturity and strength on the Internet.