A partnership between Vice Magazine and Intel, the Creators Project was launched on June 26th in New York, bringing established and emerging artists from around the world together to explore the use of technology in art.
When one thinks of basic rights, things like voting, clean water or education might come to mind. Now, add Internet access to that list. Finland this month became the first country in the world to make high-speed Internet service a basic right of its citizens. Continue reading
As the World Cup enters the semi-finals in South Africa, the country’s poorer sections are left in the shadows of the soccer stadiums. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on how one man has been attempting to bridge the digital divide in one of Johannesburg’s poorest neighborhoods. Continue reading
There are still unanswered questions about cell phone use and cancer risks, but a new study could alleviate parents of at least one fear. Children whose mothers lived near cell phone towers while they were pregnant do not have an … Continue reading
Correspondent Spencer Michels reports how cell phones with GPS technology that track and share user location are raising concerns about privacy as they revolutionize the way people communicate. Continue reading
Tim O’Reilly is the founder of O’Reilly Media, but beyond that he is someone who is constantly thinking of the nexus between open and closed systems of information and how they interact. His company co-sponsored the recent Gov 2.0 Expo … Continue reading
Technology lovers and data geeks from all over the country gathered in Washington, D.C. this week for the Gov 2.0 Expo to explore the power of data and its emerging role in government. We spoke with Google’s Natasha Wyatt about … Continue reading
The Rundown took the show on the road this week, visiting the Gov 2.0 Expo in downtown Washington, D.C., to get some perspectives on efforts to make government more transparent and useful for its citizens. Everyblock.com founder Adrian Holovaty spoke … Continue reading