Technology / Data / Innovation

Posted by | April 7, 2012
Winning Smarter: Using Data to Transform Elections

Vote modeling, voter targeting, consumer data, NCEC, vote scores, crosstabs. What does this all mean? This panel of data geeks will walk through common uses of data in politics and...

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Your Phone Is Political

Androids and iPhones are quickly becoming our primary gateways to the Internet. The ways that we organize political and advocacy campaigns, produce and communicate with our world depends on access...

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Organizing Lessons from SOPA and PIPA

The SOPA and PIPA bills were defeated by a fascinating combination of forces. There was an inside game in Washington and an outside one online. It included liberals and conservatives,...

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Five Ways Technology is Making Democracy Easier

Much of progressive organizing relies on registering and turning out underrepresented communities and mobilizing those communities against the conservative agenda. New technology aims to eliminate barriers to democratic participation by...

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Victory in Ohio: How Senate Bill 5 was Defeated

Understand the success of the "We are Ohio" campaign's road to victory in beating back the right's attacks on working families. Get insight on how the tactics used in Ohio can translate...

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Making Sense of Polling Data

This panel will share insights to help you interpret the next set of polling data you see. We'll discuss the huge challenge of sampling cell-phone-only households, whether mainstream media outlets...

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Safeguarding Democracy: Innovations in Technology and Human Rights

The future is now. Activists now have access to unlikely tools: satellite technology to deter mass atrocities in South Sudan, civil society leaders in Iran and Southeast Asia distributing encrypted...

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People, Not Polar Bears: Digital Revolutions and the New Fight Against Climate Change

From epidemics of asthma to water shortages, our most vulnerable populations are disproportionately impacted by pollution and global warming—and it's time for our environmental fights to reflect this. For decades,...

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