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Live From Tampa! Sort Of…

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 11:31 am (UTC-4)
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Google Hangouts, Wifi Addiction and Tunnel Vision at the GOP Convention Doug Bernard | Tampa FL A colleague in Washington asked me today: “So, are you getting to see much of Tampa while you’re at the convention?” I’m quite sure they had no idea just how funny that was. While Republican delegates are whooping it […]

Real Conventions In The Cyber Age

Posted August 27th, 2012 at 11:04 am (UTC-4)
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Do Conventions Matter In The Digital Age? Doug Bernard | Tampa FL The two delegates from Arkansas looked tired. Tired and wet. “I was hoping for a coffee maker in my room,” one told the hotel clerk. “I wouldn’t think that was such a big deal.” The Clarion Hotel clerk apologized and promised a coffee […]

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The Limits of Speech In Oman

Posted August 23rd, 2012 at 2:22 pm (UTC-4)
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And Mars Finds A New, Sarcastic Voice On Twitter Doug Bernard | Washington DC Periodically we like to share a few of the stories and posts from across the web that caught our eye. There are no editorial threads implied connecting these items together, other than being interesting.  Several of our colleagues have been covering […]

The Largest Social Network You’ve Never Heard Of

Posted August 20th, 2012 at 2:37 pm (UTC-4)
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The story of a tech giant overlooked by the West raises questions about streaming video, virtual currency, the digital divide, and how people use the Internet in other countries. Ross Slutsky | Washington DC  310 million registered users. Up to 8.45 million people using the site concurrently. 421 billion minutes of voice transferred in 2011. […]

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