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Andrew Rasiej

Andrew Rasiej appears in the following:

Broadband Access for All?

Friday, February 21, 2014

Andrew Rasiej, founder of Personal Democracy Media, which focuses on the intersection of technology and politics, talks about increasing access to broadband Internet here in New York, and how it might be funded. Plus, Rasiej discusses the announcement that Google Fiber is expanding to more cities and explores the possibility of it coming to New York.

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A Civic Call for NYC Techies: Bring Digital Talent into Public School Classrooms

Monday, November 11, 2013

"The tech community is rising up and saying, 'We can actually help here. We can actually develop programs, go into public schools and start teaching science and math, teaching teachers and actually building the future that we want as opposed to waiting for the government to respond,'" according to Andrew Rasiej, chairman the 35,000-member NY Tech Meetup.

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Update on Obamacare

Friday, October 18, 2013

Andrew Rasiej, founder of Personal Democracy Media, which focuses on the intersection of technology and politics, and Ezra Klein, columnist at The Washington Post and MSNBC contributor, explain why the tech-savvy Obama administration encountered difficulties launching the online healthcare exchanges.

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Tailoring the Candidates to You — Specifically You — Through Social Media

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Politico reported last week that the Obama campaign employs over 150 social media experts who reach deep into data available through social media profiles and craft ads targeted at specific types of potential voters. Some experts claim advertising tailored to voters will determine the outcome of the campaigns. But there’s also the possibility that more specific advertising efforts will only increase the cynicism or apathy of some potential voters.

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Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Member Item Transparency

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

NYC Public Advocate Bill de Blasio wants the City Council to post all their requests for "member items" to his office's Open Government NYC website.  Andrew Rasiej, founder of Personal Democracy Forum, joins him to talk about the web's role in making government more transparent.

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Chief of Technology

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Andrew Rasiej, founder of Personal Democracy Forum, talks about the potential presidential cabinet position of Chief Technology Officer. Who's in your fantasy cabinet? Visit our Fab Cab page and let us know.

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30 Issues in 30 Days: Why Infrastructure Matters

Thursday, October 09, 2008

David Mongan, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers, talks about why infrastructure matters and how we got to where we are in the United States in terms of our infrastructure.

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What will the next president do to deal with crumbling infrastructure? Douglas Holz-Eakin, senior ...

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Personal Democracy: Rebooting the System

Friday, June 20, 2008

For today's segment our ongoing series in conjunction with the the Personal Democracy Forum, we're joined by two participants who have thoughts on the future of voting technology: Andrew Rasiej, founder of PDF, and Allison Fine, Senior Fellow at Demos.

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LI Wi-Fi

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Long time advocate for wireless broadband access Andrew Rasiej reacts to Suffolk and Nassau Counties plan for county wide Wi-Fi access.

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