A few months after the Sept. 11 attacks, when crippled phone networks thwarted communications across New York City, Congress called for the creation o...
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A distinguished panel of experts gathered Saturday at the Philoctetes Center for the Multidisciplinary Study of Imagination for a standing room-only r...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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