Senate Intelligence Committee releases first volume of its investigation into Russian election hacking

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence today released the first loudnes of its bipartisan investigation into Russia’s attempts to interfere with the 2016 U.S. elections. Helmed by Select Committee Chairman Richard Burr, the Republican from North Carolina, and Virginia Democratic…

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Politiscope, an app to track Congressional voting records and bills, launches on android devices

Last September, two former National Football League players launched an app announced Politiscope to move the voting records of members of Congress and the monies that they were introducing — and provision non-partisan informed about what those statements and elects…

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Why the Pentagons $10 billion JEDI deal has cloud companies going nuts

By now you’ve perhaps heard of the Defense Department’s big winner-take-all $10 billion vapour contract dubbed the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure( or JEDI for short-lived ). Star Wars notes aside, this contract is huge, even by government standards.The Pentagon so…

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The Political Education of Silicon Valley

“Confusion reigns in the government arena. Old labels no longer fit, and the citizenry seems torn between competing hungers for saviors and scapegoats.” So embarked a 1995 floor in WIRED on the position of digital-age politics. Electoral hubbub then amounted…

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The U.S. needs to create civic social networks

Rep. Rick Crawford Contributor I use my official histories to listen to my constituents, show my policy points, take analysi, share my public incidents, and in general engage as many people in Arkansas’ 1 st as are willing to listen….

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