The popularity of clicktivism, e-petitions, and political blogs are evidence that people are willing to politically engage online.
Tag Archives: technology
Left Foot Forward presents the top five emerging threats to your privacy online.
David Cameron’s speech to East London entrepreneurs about the government’s long-term commitment to transform London’s East End into “a world-leading technology city to rival Silicon Valley” is laudable in its intent. The prime minister said a number of companies including Vodafone, Google, Facebook, Intel and McKinsey & Co were interested in investing in the region over the longer term.
Mobile devices and the political system have had a surprisingly long history, from waist-band mounted pagers being an essential accessory of MPs during the Blair years to mobile phone voting being trialled successfully in Sheffield in 2002 for local elections.
The Conservative party’s online innovations are documented in the new edition of Wired. But will their investment gain them a single extra vote.
Is technology really good for human rights? This is the question that a selection of experts debated yesterday evening at Amnesty International’s London office.
NESTA have announced the winners of the Big Green Challenge, a £1 million prize for communities in response to climate change. We report on the new innovations.