When Disaster Is an Invaluable Lesson

Posted on October 1, 2020 in THR Web Features
Image: President Donald J. Trump gestures with a fist-pump as he disembarks Air Force One at Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport in Avoca, Pa., Thursday, August 20, 2020. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)

Donald Trump’s manner was a declaration of indifference toward the values that make democracy possible.

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Can We Salvage Digital Democracy?

Posted on October 14, 2020 in THR Web Features
Image: A December 1951 advertisement for the IBM 604 Electronic Calculating Punch that was first produced in 1948. The machine could be programed to do addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. The input and output were done with punch cards. The advertisement claims the IBM 604 can do the work of 150 engineers with slide rules. Via Wikimedia Commons.

Can we salvage digital democracy?

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