Open and Machine Readable as the new default for US government data

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

Online Activism – 2012 and beyond

 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

US Election season 2012 and the role of social media

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