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Anil Dash

Damning Essay Shames Tech Industry For Not Caring About Black People

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 07.07.2016 | Technology

Dear Silicon Valley: You’d have more success recruiting black people if you actually supported the black community. That’s one powerful takeaway o...

Annie Leibovitz, DonorsChoose and Myself Walked Into a School...

Craig Newmark | Posted 07.14.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

I went to NYC a few months back for a Vanity Fair photo shoot with staff, board members, and advisers.

The Personal Democracy Forum Is Back in Town

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marcia G. Yerman

Scott Heiferman proposed, "Use the Internet to get off the Internet!" His suggestion was applauded, despite the furious Blackberry scrolling in the midst of the proceedings.

Creating Online Communities that Work -- .gov is the New .com --

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

Listening to people rather than talking at people. That was Anil Dash's summary of a basic challenge that lies ahead for many world's representatives as they explore Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blogs and other online platforms

What's gone right in Washington

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Anil Dash, who's a lot smarter than me, blogs about stuff like the relative importance of the iPad versus the State of the Union address. Regarding th...

Most Interesting Start-up of the Year? The Federal Government

Anil Dash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Anil Dash

Our government's embrace of the same web technologies that have radically improved productivity in the private sector represents a permanent and fundamental upgrade in the way our government functions.

Technology + Transparency = New Politics

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Technology + Transparency = New Politics. In other words, technology allows for transparency which leads to a new kind of people-powered politics.