If you use social media, can your vote be unbiased?

Wednesday October 31, 2018 / By Dipayan Ghosh

From The Election Issue

Do digital media outlets have political bias, and can they manipulate how we vote and see elections because of it? We asked Dipayan Ghosh, Ph.D, the Pozen... Read More

The paper could send a clear message about the importance of voting

Wednesday October 10, 2018 / By Emma Coleman

From The Election Issue

On August 22, 2018, the Ithaca Times, a small newspaper in upstate New York, printed a voter registration form on the cover of the paper. The Commons’... Read More

The tech behind campaigns: “It shouldn’t only be a bunch of nerds in the basement that can do this”

Wednesday October 10, 2018 / By Hana Schank

From The Election Issue

Raffi Krikorian is the Chief Technology Officer of the Democratic National Committee, where he is focusing on building foundational technology at the DNC,... Read More

Voter apathy is not a given

Wednesday October 10, 2018 / By Dana Chisnell

From The Election Issue

Dana Chisnell, Co-Executive Director of the Center for Civic Design, is a pioneer in civic design. She was in the founding cohort of the United States... Read More

We need to empower a new generation of technologists who want to work for the public good

Wednesday September 5, 2018 / By Andreen Soley

From The Field Diversity Issue

Public Interest Technology is not a luxury for only some universities, Andreen Soley writes. Instead, we need to create a broad-based network of universities... Read More

Why We Should Teach Public Policy Students More about Technology (and Coding)

Wednesday September 5, 2018 / By David Eaves

From The Field Diversity Issue

What responsibility do universities have in preparing public policy students for a world increasing informed by data and technology? David Eaves, a lecturer... Read More