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Andrew Rasiej

Entries by Andrew Rasiej

Let's Change the Ratio Once and for All

(3) Comments | Posted June 29, 2012 | 2:46 PM

Having been in the Internet tech industry since its early days, I have seen lists produced by many publications where the top 10, 25, 50, or 100 visionaries, innovators, entrepreneurs, VC's, startups, apps, etc are touted, highlighted, and held up as examples of our never-ending meritocracy. On a few occasions...

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PdF: Can the Internet Fix Politics?

(3) Comments | Posted June 3, 2010 | 6:00 AM

This Thursday and Friday in New York City, nearly a thousand activists, political operatives, bloggers, technologists, journalists and futurists -- the hacks and the hackers -- will gather for the seventh annual Personal Democracy Forum, the world's biggest conference on technology and politics. PdF has come a long...

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The Power of Many

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2005 | 12:40 AM

Can you imagine finding common ground between progressive bloggers and the New York Post editorial board? I can, because I just experienced it. It's on the issue of open, transparent, and accountable government.

Yesterday afternoon I had back-to-back meetings, first with the New York Post and then with a group...

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First Friedman, Then Kristof: Is There Something in the Water at the Times?

(2) Comments | Posted August 8, 2005 | 6:51 PM

I'm still pinching myself to make sure I'm not dreaming.

For the second time in one week, the New York Times op-ed page has shined a light on the technological challenge and opportunity facing New York City, and the rest of America.

First it was Thomas Friedman's column "Calling...

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Walk Your Talk

(0) Comments | Posted May 11, 2005 | 12:02 PM

I don't have much to add to the ongoing teeth-gnashing among Democrats about how to fix and frame the party's message or communications strategy.

I see two more fundamental problems that have to be solved before we get to fixing our message. Those are that Democrats are addicted to money...

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