Posts Tagged ‘Public Policy’
Internet Technology & Corporate Responsibility
A discussion hosted by the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley: Recent innovations in science and technology have provided human rights advocates, journalists, and scientists with new tools to expose war crimes and other serious violations of human rights and to disseminate this information in real time throughout the world.
The panel addresses issues of free speech and censorship, surveillance and privacy, human rights and law enforcement, the use and abuse of technology, and the effect it has on society at large.Read More
The One Big Thing: Federal Government Spending Data Mashups
The One Big Thing you need to know this week is that federal government agencies and politicians are beginning to mashup spending data to help the public visualize how that money is spent.Read More
From Facebook Video to Whitehouse.gov: President Obama Crowdsources American Economic Priorities
Inviting Americans to submit their questions about the economy to the President and giving them a chance to have them addressed not only helps the President burst the White House bubble, it invests those Americans with a stake in his economic plan’s success.Read More
Is Obama Crowdsourcing Accountability, Politics, Or Both?
The idea is long overdue, frankly, but this also happens to be a case where politics makes good policy.Read More