Like it or not, politics and technology are forever intertwined in a symbiotic dance. The influence of social media bots on the outcome of the 2016 U.S. election has been much discussed over the past year, and with Mark Zuckerberg facing the Senate recently to provide his testimony regarding the Cambridge Analytica scandal, you don’t need to look far to see […]
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He doesn’t control the FCC.
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A startup aims to reboot democracy.
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Change.org has become an effective marketing machine for mostly non-profit organizations
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The Washington Post has launched the prototype of Truth Teller, a news app that can fact-check speeches, virtually in real time.
Vice president Joe Biden, along with Guy Kawasaki and Philip DeFranco, will discuss reducing gun violence via Google Hangout on Thursday, January 24.