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It's been a few days since I launched the Trump v. Resistance social conversation tracker. In the aftermath of the horrific events over the last 48hrs in Charlottesville, VA, some interesting observations: Conversation volume on both sides has spiked - the tracker was running at...

Those Americans who have an interest in taking back their government - that is, making sure their elected "representatives" actually represent their interests - have a serious problem. Ok, they have many problems, but there's one that isn't getting as much attention as it should. This...

In my last post I connected a failure to understand the principles of user-centered design and the stunning outcome of the 2016 election. I thought that there were some real lessons to learn, best summarized by the following (please forgive me for quoting myself): Ask users...

Thanks to @AnthonyDAvella for spurring the conversation that led to these musings. There are key principles from digital business and design that our political establishment should pay close attention to in the wake of last week's election. A little background...

If you care about the internet, entrepreneurship or technology, you should care about PIPA / SOPA. For the record, I am 100% in favor of protecting the rights of artists and copyright holders. Artistic creation takes incredible effort and intellectual property rights help insure that we...

Following on the heels of the Rick Astley web phenomenon, here comes a hysterical political version...

This Wired post is HYSTERICAL. In what must be one of the weirdest marriages of a political figure and musicians ever, Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice hung out with KISS in Stockholm during a conference on Iraq. Maybe she's going to get the KISS army...

I don't think I blogged about it but a few months ago the Republican Party of NY called me saying I had won some kind of award for support of the ideals and candidates of the party. My laughter made it clear that they had...

I've always felt that music has the power to inspire like no other medium - when Will.I.Am combines his music with Obama's words and rhetorical style, the result is, well, inspiring. Watch as Common, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Scarlet Johansen, Herbie Hancock and countless others join...