This appeared as “Politics won’t know what hit it: The Internet of Things is poised to change democracy itself” in Politico Magazine. In the evolving conversation about the “Internet of Things” — the growth of networked everyday objects and the data they generate — analysts tend to focus on […]
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More than 26 million people have changed their Facebook picture to a rainbow flag. Here’s why that matters.
Contributed to a Washington Post story on what impact changing Facebook profile photos does, and does not, have. “Profile picture campaigns are effective in showing the friends and family in your social network that you have some affinity for a political candidate or cause,” said Philip Howard, a sociologist at […]
This appeared in two parts for the Brookings Institution’s TechTank in June 2015. Part 1 is called How big is the Internet of Things and how big will it get? and Part 2 is Sketching out the IoT Trendline. New information technologies have transformed world politics, and not always for the […]