Tag: political

by Andrew Whitacre

The MIT Technology Review recently posted an article titled, “Campaigns to Track Voters with ‘Political Cookies.” It freaks me out for a reason I’ll get to below. From Technology Review: The technology involves matching a person’s web identity with information gathered about that person offline, including his or her party registration, voting history, charitable donations, […] more »

by Paul Lamb

Using cell phones to organize protests and share information during demonstrations is not a new idea…but it is one that is changing how news is made or “unmade” – instantly. Check out this interview with Noria Yunus, who agitates against violence against women…note: the first couple of minutes are images of Israel/Egypt leading up to […] more »