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Positivity continues to sprout out of collaborative efforts. Most recently, seven high profile digital companies joined forces to create Internet.org, an initiative to bring internet access to everyone in the world. Led by Facebook’s own Mark Zuckerberg, the partners include Nokia, Samsung, Facebook, Ericsson, MediaTek, Opera, and Qualcomm. Contrary to popular belief, the majority of the…

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Rewiring Government for Openness, Connection, and Choice_8488872007_m

In this era of big data and social networks, we have an opportunity to reinvent our systems; connecting citizens and leaders to create a more agile governance. Currently, however, government and large companies are holding access to information and the natural freedom that it provides as a privilege for those that can afford it, not…

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This is a guest post from OpenSite. Where were you when news of the tsunami hit Japan in 2011? How about when Michael Jackson died? Probably online, according to many experts who claim that social media has become the main media source for hundreds of millions of people. Not just in the U.S., either; Facebook…

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