The data visualizations we found this week are extensive in their scope: a whole year in the life of a man, every recorded meteorite, all the Twitter relationships between the company’s employees.
President Obama’s Task For Our Generation
President Barack Obama gave his second Inaugural Address to an estimated crowd of 1 million people today after being sworn in during his public inauguration ceremony.
A (Political) Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
National conventions, running mate selections and finger-pointing advertising will no doubt consume the media for the next few months. For the politically-wary, Tuesday, November 6 cannot come fast enough, but for political commentators and journalists alike, the circus show is just starting. We all bear witness to each President’s love/hate relationship with the media. Regardless of your party affiliation, we can all use a break from the campaigning every once in a while. With this in mind, I bring you, the funniest candid pictures of U.S. presidents…EVER.
Meet the Maine Representative Who Counts Jezebel Among Her Favorite Blogs
As things heat up for the 2012 election, I am excited to bring more stories to Forbes that focus on women getting more elected seats. Following my interview with Mindy Finn, political consultant and campaign extraordinaire, I am excited to bring my first interview with an elected representative: Diane Russell.
Why Women Having a Seat at the Table is Not Enough
I agree with Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg: Women need more seats at the table.
Can Technology Make Government More Responsive?
Raise your hand if you agree with this statement: Government could not be more responsive to citizens’ needs. Cue the crickets. “I was becoming increasingly frustrated with my inability to get responses to letters I’d written and other efforts I made to contact my elected representatives,” Tim Yale told me about his inspiration to co-found TellDC […]
The C-SPAN Foursquare Badge by JESS3
The newest in the partnership with C-SPAN and foursquare, JESS3 is proud to have helped coordinate the network’s efforts to bring education and politics to the masses through the geosocial platform in the form of a dedicated foursquare C-SPAN badge.
the effect of social media on elections in 2010 and beyond
With the November election season quickly approaching, one has to wonder just how much of an impact social media platforms will have on the upcoming results. I had the pleasure of attending the “Going Viral: How Campaigns Are Using Social Media” yesterday evening at the Jack Morton Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University. […]
Colbert vs Facts On Behalf Of Truth
Jon Stewart vs Crossfire
Old but still relevant.