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Boston Programmers Join International Push for Open Government Data

Originally published in Open Media Boston by Tate Williams (Staff), Feb-26-13 BOSTON – Hidden within the endless bytes of government data is information on everything from how corporations are influencing the votes of politicians, down to when the next bus [...]

March 15, 2013 Geek, Science & Environment, Writing
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For some older immigrants, ‘the Internet is everything’

There’s a growing body of evidence that the Internet can be an empowering tool for marginalized populations, and a recent study tells some striking stories of how it’s been used by one uniquely isolated community. In the early 1990s, when [...]

May 21, 2012 Science & Environment, Writing
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Online daters lie on their profiles, but their hearts are in the right place

When singles sit down to create their profiles on Match.com or OkCupid, they have but a mouse and keyboard to answer a philosophically weighty question — Who am I? Not only that, but why would someone else love me? They [...]

March 5, 2012 Science & Environment, Writing