Some Web Giants Thrive by Cooperating

by admin on February 20, 2011

A investigative piece about the cooperative mentality of the web’s most successful companies. Read more at the Washington Post.

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How web journalism can make people seem hateful

by admin on September 5, 2010

A post about how the Internet magnifies the psychological tendencies of people to ignore and truth and spread the most extreme interpretations of facts.

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How Mobile Technology is a Game Changer for Developing Africa

September 5, 2010

Texting isn’t just for late night convos and killing boredom. Short bursts of instant communication are connecting some isolated African communities to vital information. Because of widespread poverty in Africa, the technology culture there has followed a different path than the West. Because computers are so expensive, affordable mobile phones have become the ubiquitous form [...]

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Why the web benefits liberals more than conservatives

July 12, 2010

From the micro-donation platform first popularized by Howard Dean in 2003 to the million-strong Barack Obama Facebook page to the huge audience of the Huffington Post, liberals have been the dominant political force on the internet since the digital revolution began. Read More on CNN

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How the U.S. Engages the World with Social Media

May 17, 2010

The perception of the U.S. abroad varies widely, and is subject to many forces, including world events, media coverage, policy changes, and presidential administrations. In response, the U.S. State Department, America’s public relations branch, has been charged with the difficult task of engaging in the dialogue surrounding the controversial policies discussed in almost every corner [...]

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Michael Moore ignores capitalism’s blessings

November 3, 2009

Though Michael Moore seems to have missed it, in the past 10 years corporations have made enormous strides in promoting workplace democracy, patent-free innovation, and the financial independence of women in developing nations. Read more on the Christian Science Monitor

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The iPhone vs. The Business Card

July 13, 2009

Ditch your business card; it’s bad for business and the environment. With Gmail and my iPhone, every meeting follow up is personalized, conveniently archived, and facilitates networking. The experience of being cardless has turned me into a digital evangelist. Read More on Fast Company

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