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Twitter and the Rebranding of Narendra Modi

September 24, 2015

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has almost 15 million followers on Twitter and over almost 30 million “likes” on Facebook, making him among the most followed politicians on social media.

Technology, Accountability and Democracy in South Asia and Beyond

January 17, 2014

Conference on the relationship between technology, accountability and democracy with a focus on South Asia

The Unintended Consequences of Internet Diffusion: Evidence from Malaysia

October 10, 2013

Abstract: Can the introduction of the Internet undermine incumbent power in a semi-authoritarian regime?

Technology in the US Presidential Elections

February 14, 2013

Static websites, mailing lists and blogs propelled Howard Dean to the chair of the DNC in 2005.

Not Free to Be You and Me: Equivocation and Internet Freedom in Azerbaijan

January 11, 2013

  Abstract:Azerbaijan has a unique approach to Internet regulation that represents a ‘middle path’ between  open access and censorship.

Equivocation and Internet Freedom in Azerbaijan [Temporary record]

January 11, 2013

Abstract:Azerbaijan has a unique approach to Internet regulation that represents a ‘middle path’ between  open access and censorship.

Taking Our Country Back: The Crafting of Networked Politics from Howard Dean to Barack Obama and the 2012 Elections

September 27, 2012

AbstractDrawing on open-ended interviews with more than sixty political staffers, accounts of practitioners, and fieldwork, in this talk I present the previously untold history of the uptake of new...

Respect for Context

March 9, 2012

Helen Nissenbaum is Professor of Media, Culture and Communication, and Computer Science, at New York University, where she is also Senior Faculty Fellow of the Information Law Institute.

Internet Voting: An Idea Whose Time Has NOT Come

October 21, 2010

Like many states around the country, the District of Columbia Board of Elections decided to allow military and civilians living abroad to vote (i.e.

Mobile Phone Diffusion and Corruption in Africa

October 14, 2010

The explosion of mobile phones into a region that, until recently, was nearly devoid of telecommunications infrastructure provides a valuable opportunity to explore the potential effects of...

Seize the Day, Seize the Data: Tech-Enabled Moments of Opportunity in Closed Societies

September 30, 2010

The abrupt fall of an authoritarian regime often surprises the world with apparent suddenness.  Given the right moment of opportunity, skillfully applied pressure can prove a thuggish regime...

Mobile Development Meets Design Thinking

September 23, 2010

A class was given in the dSchool last spring.

The Impact of Technology Access on Protest Frequency in Authoritarian Regimes

November 20, 2009

Patrick Meier will be presenting the preliminary results of his dissertation research that draws on a nested analysis approach.

Mobile Technology: Empowering the Grassroots

November 6, 2009

AbstractDespite the promise, the majority of mobile technology solutions are only meeting the needs of a small percentage of organisations who could benefit from them.

FrontlineSMS:Medic - Democratizing mHealth for the Developing World on Their Terms Not Ours

October 1, 2009

FrontlineSMS:Medic is a Palo Alto based tech nonprofit startup that began in early 2009 with several Stanford undergraduates and graduate students at the helm.