Tag Archives: technology

Q&A with Joe Trippi; Remember him?

One of the key architects of the Howard Dean insurgency, Joe Trippi transformed grassroots politics into digital enterprise that is today indispensable. Here’s the latest from Trippi: By 2016 there has been almost nothing new that really matters. Most of the campaigns are just trying to catch up with 2008 and 2012, and most of the focus has moved from…

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A Republican at Netroots Nation

(Ed went to Netroots.  Wrote up this diary.   – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno)
I was in Silicon Valley for a tech conference last week (Velocity), and I heard the annual Netroots Nation convention was nearby. Curious about how technology was affecting the liberal organizing elite, I decided to attend some of the conference, and tell my Republican…

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Should We Ban Technology Access During Gov’t Meetings

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) On the heels of the decision to allow twitter access for MA Legislators in the State House there comes a proposal to ban ALL technology access for Brockton City Councilors during council meetings.  Yes, there is a proposal to ban ALL technology access for Councilors during their meetings in Brockton. http://www.boston.com/news/loc…

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Campaign Tech for 2012: Manage donors, volunteers, and email for $75/month, no staff

So, some people out there are considering running for office in 2012, and beyond their ideas about governing, they must be wondering, “How can I manage a campaign with no staff or money?” I said in an earlier post that for a “campaign website” people should consider Squarespace (http://www.squarespace.com), which is a rentable, configurable website that will take…

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MassGOP tech out-of-date, needs to be a priority

I have seen two things consistently in this state: 1. A lot of Republicans in Massachusetts are using out-of-date technologies for their online activities. 2. It seems that virtually all of the best technology people in the greater Boston area (which is where most of the tech people are) are politically liberal even if they don’t identify as democrats. As…

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A truly amazing video…Must watch

Sorry, I still can’t figure out how to embed a video properly on this site.  Nonetheless, my son brought this video to my attention and I thought is was spectacular. It is one of those videos that makes you sit back and take a deep breath.  Please take a moment to watch and consider all the things it says.  No…

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