I Tweeted Out My Phone Numberand Rediscovered Humanity

The announces come in during autumn. At first, the tone is a whisper. They’re trying to see if I’m someone they’re comfortable with. I look for a common interest: menu, cinema, music–anything that connects us as humen. After that, I…

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Congress needs your input (but dont call it crowdsourcing)

Lorelei Kelly Image: Bryce Durbin/TechCrunch Congress should be this mechanism. Informed public deliberation should be its forte. But right now, our system does not have the capacity nor the incentives to reap the benefits of collective wisdom. Before we jump…

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Skypes big redesign publicly launches to desktop users

Earlier this year, Skype pioneered a revamped edition of its application offering a heavier focus on media sharing and social expression tools, in an effort to better compete with most modern social communication services, like Slack and even Snapchat. Today,…

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