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Civic Lunches

The Center for Civic Media hosts weekly lunches, welcoming guests to discuss or present their work in an informal setting. To learn about upcoming Civic Lunches, visit Food is free, but RSVP is required.

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Seamus Kraft, "Creating Open Law and Crowdsourced Legislation"

Seamus Kraft, "Creating Open Law an...

Added 4 months ago | 01:05:42 | 401 views

The law is the most important data set in every democracy, and making law is the most important civic process. Yet the law is often the hardest information to find, use and build with, while the lawmaking process is often the most opaque...

Morgan Marquis-Boire, "This Mess We're In: The Changing Landscape of Digital Surveillance"

Morgan Marquis-Boire, "This Mess We...

Added 4 months ago | 01:11:28 | 177 views

For the last couple years, Morgan has focused on tracking and preventing digital attacks against high risk user groups - primarily journalists, dissidents, and activists. Increasingly, these attacks are being carried out by nation-states...

Civic Media Lunch: Nassim JafariNaimi, "Design and Democracy: Expression, Participation, and Community in Contemporary Products"

Civic Media Lunch: Nassim JafariNai...

Added 6 months ago | 00:58:25 | 328 views

Participatory media and democracy are both concerned with the relationships possible between people: democracy as a mode of associated living is identified by the quality and purpose of interactions between people; participatory media fi...

The Boston Globe in the Digital Age

The Boston Globe in the Digital Age

Added 1 year ago | 00:04:39 | 410 views

The Boston Globe, like all news organizations, is facing a host of challenges brought on by a constantly shifting media landscape. Please join us as Brian McGrory, Editor of the Globe, talks about the continuing evolution of news in the ...

Technology for Peacebuilding in Sudan and Cyprus

Technology for Peacebuilding in Sud...

Added 1 year ago | 00:40:14 | 764 views

Helena Puig Larrauri is a freelance peacebuilding practitioner. Her work focuses on the use of technology for conflict transformation and social cohesion. She's currently working on projects in Sudan, Iraq, Libya, Cyprus, Macedonia and R...

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