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Monthly Archives: April 2008

Some notes on WikiCandidate Apr 17, 2008

My colleagues and I presented our design-your-own-president research project, WikiCandidate, at the Politics: Web 2.0 conference in London today.  The site has received a welcome spike in traffic and contributions in recent days, thanks to articles in New Scientist and … Continue reading

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WikiCandidate Sneak Preview is Up Apr 7, 2008

A web project I’ve been working on with friends at Cornell is about to get a facelift and some new functionality. Here’s the skinny from our research blog: You may have noticed a few changes to the site recently, like … Continue reading

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John Dewey's The Public and Its Problems Apr 2, 2008

Update 5/15/08: I recently discovered that roughly 53% of the search-engine traffic to my blog is coming specifically to this entry.  I’m a big advocate of contributing useful content to the Internet commons, so if you’re just now finding this … Continue reading

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