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Following the police-shooting death of Michael Brown and subsequent riots in Ferguson, MO, the Obama administration assembled a task force charged with somehow easing the adversarial relationship between law enforcement and the citizenry. The White House released those findings this morning and al...

May 18th 2015 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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The past year was a blur if you're a social networking maven, but don't worry -- both Facebook and Twitter are offering retrospectives that will help you remember how 2014 went down. Despite the differences between the two services, people on either were buzzing about many of the same things. Prot...

December 10th 2014 at 12:14pm 0 Comments
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As the Ferguson protests made exceedingly clear, citizen journalism is both a blessing and a curse; while it can expose police brutality and censorship, it's also prone to misinformation. But how do you illustrate the complexity of the subject for the general public? If you're developer Nicky Ca...

August 31st 2014 at 2:24pm 0 Comments
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Before the protests and the armed vehicles. Before tear gas sent an Al Jazeera news crew scrambling for safety. Before people from Palestine were tweeting tips on how to endure pepper spray to marchaers in St. Louis. Before Ferguson, MO became a no-fly zone and before we became all too familiar wi...

August 15th 2014 at 9:10pm 0 Comments