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Andrew Rasiej

The New York Tech Scene Rocked Last Week.

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.26.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Oh, all I have to say his whew! That was pretty awesome. Two major financial events, a week of panels and parties, and amazing content -- all centered around New York's growing digital ecosystem. Next week? I don't know about you, but I'm in good practice so I'm just going to keep it up.

Gerry Smith

The Nerd Reserves: Sandy Recovery Renews Call For Tech National Guard

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.23.2012 | Technology

A few months after the Sept. 11 attacks, when crippled phone networks thwarted communications across New York City, Congress called for the creation o...

Allure of the Hive: Experts on Connectivity, Social Networking and Social Change

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

A distinguished panel of experts gathered Saturday at the Philoctetes Center for the Multidisciplinary Study of Imagination for a standing room-only r...

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.

PdF10 Takes the Gloves off: The Internet, Obama in the Crosshairs

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Michah Sifry opened with a live video of oil gushing into the Gulf. The freedom to see the disaster didn't change the fact that we weren't doing anything. Remote engagement only takes you so far.

PdF 2010 LIVE BLOG: The State of Tech-Powered Politics

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Forget CPAC. Never mind the DLC. Personal Democracy Forum (PdF) serves as the quintessential hub of examining where politics is headed in our tech-centric, increasingly mobile, socially connected 21st century.

The New Media Epiphany

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

Two years ago, I had a personal epiphany at the Personal Democracy Forum: New media could change everything... From communications to politics to culture. At PDF '09: more revelations.

Andrew Rasiej: When It Comes to Gov't Info 'Public' Means 'Online'

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Newmark

The deal is that any info that the government publishes should be online. Not okay to print and bury someplace where it's hard to find.

TwitNotes from #PDF09

Eric Kuhn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Kuhn

Over 1,000 people descended upon the annual Personal Democracy Forum earlier this week. Here are some of my notes -- taken on Twitter, of course -- from the two day conference.

Women Tapping Technology

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

My focus at "Rebooting the System" was to learn how technology was impacting women's issues, the dissemination of information, and the role that women were playing in this arena.