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Posts on ‘January 29th, 2008’

Exposing Front Groups' Online Manipulations

Nice. Consumer Reports and the Center for Media and Democracy have created Full Frontal Scrutiny to focus public attention on the people and organizations who function in our society as hidden persuaders. You’ll find them at work posting to blogs, speaking before city councils, quoted in newspapers and published on the editorial page, even sponsoring […]

Demo: Launchpad and Flameout

UPDATED Demo is probably the longest lasting of the tech conferences, justly so. Each year a host of companies — 77 this time — demonstrate their products on a stage in front of several hundred technology folks including venture capitalists and other investors. There are occasional triumphs. I was in the audience at this gathering […]