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Future Trends

January 28, 2014

Recommended reading on the future of tech and the future of work.

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What if sustainability doesn’t work out?

November 20, 2013

Thoughts on how HCI researchers can made a contribution to mitigating “crash” scenarios.

Making It as a Maker

February 17, 2013

The cost of participation in an open system is giving something away, but when the right set of partnerships come together open systems can create value- of one sort or another- for all participants.

Absorbing the Complexity

April 28, 2012

Reflections on the state of digital government and a plan for where it should go.

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In Praise of Payphones

February 15, 2010

While our mobile phone culture seems to be contributing to the swift death of payphones, there are times when they are nice to have.

Community Communications Study

November 29, 2009

Building up a body of knowledge about particular demographics can greatly reduce the unintended consequences of policy decisions.

The ICT Iceburg

July 15, 2009

New computers in a classroom may help students learn, but what happens to the computers that they replace, and to the health of communities that process them as e-waste?

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Knowledge Management for Civic Engagement

May 18, 2009

Interrupted by luminous speakers, interactive surveys, and directed discussions at the Free Press Changing Media Summit, I managed to have a conversation with the woman sitting next to me, and that was the best part of the conference for me.

Navigating the Stimulus

April 2, 2009

The Center for Digital Government, a research and advisory institute on information technology policies for state and local government, recently hosted an online presentation on the U.S. federal government economic stimulus plan.

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