Throwing together an app to show that the government needs to do a better job of creating accessible technology.
Facebook continues tweaking its role in filter bubbles. It is the right climate to start examining that for ourselves.Read more "Looking in the mirror: how valuing reason can change gatekeeping"
Who would know better about being involved in local politics than the people who experience that everyday? I interviewed two of them.Read more "The front line of civic engagement"
Is the past a good barometer for gauging our future? An analysis of Gorsuch’s confirmation, Portuguese melancholy and American culture proves otherwise.Read more "Looking to the past to define the future"
A sociologist shows us abject poverty, an interview on social media and democracy makes me nerdy and a devastating documentary about Syria wins an Oscar.Read more "Read/Listen/Watch #2: Media that can’t stop, won’t stop"
My treatise on town halls and political discourse begins in Oklahoma.Read more "How the other half lives"
Controlling the flow of information from the web requires a lot of work. Here are some of the best tools for the job.Read more "Information toolbox: keeping up with the media and current events"