On May 9, 2013 The White House published an executive order – “Making Open and Machine Readable the New Default for Government Information” essentially reaffirming the new strategies the US government agencies to share data with the public. Before we state… Continue Reading
There is no person on the planet that is not willing to admit the important role that social networks and online activism played in the recent years – not only for assisting political change in regions like Egypt, the protests… Continue Reading
The US 2012 elections are over, and as an outside (understand european) observer, I was once again fascinated about their process. Americans are passionate about politics and certain issues, which I can’t understand – like the problem about abortion rights, and… Continue Reading
Clay Shirky had a great TED talk about SOPA, its consequences and why it is important to stop SOPA and PIPA. Here it is: Furthermore, the website of one of the co-signers of SOPA – Lamar Smith, is actually violating… Continue Reading
ProPublica.org was tracking the number of supporters and opponents of SOPA and discovered some interesting shift from 18th to 19th of January 2012. Here is the graph to show the switch in voters.