Archive for November, 2008

Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

From:
digitalyouth.ischool.berkeley.edu/report
November, 2008
www.macfound.org
Living and Learning with New
Media: Summary of Findings
from the Digital Youth Project

Major Findings
youth use online media to extend friendships
and interests.
Most youth use online networks to extend the friendships
that they navigate in the familiar contexts of
school, religious organizations, sports, and other local
activities. They can be �always on,� in constant contact
with their friends through private communications [...]

Site – US “Who Voted” Website Provides Public Access to Voter Lists

Friday, November 7th, 2008

See:
whovoted.net
This ought to stir up some discussion. I’ve often felt use of this data in electronic bulk format by candidates campaigns to limit outreach to the most active voters was a state subsidy for exclusion. This is particularly true for local election where local candidates can easily concentrate outreach on the most likely voters [...]

Change.Gov – The Official Web Site of the The U.S. Presidential Transition

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

This is clearly a site in the works. It is changing before my eyes. If you have trouble pulling it up, below in the text from the home page as of 1:20 p.m. Central.
A few notes:
1. .Gov Sort Of – While using a .Gov domain, the “Obama-Biden Transition Project” say they are a 501c(4) organization, [...]


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