Dose of hot Tea catches Republicans up to Democrats in social media use

By Jacqui Cheng, ars technica Social media is becoming an increasingly important part of US elections, but the group that has made the most progress in recent years has been… the Tea Party? According to a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, Republicans managed to catch up to Democrats when it came to using social media … Read More

The Economics of Giving It Away

By Chris AndersonThe Wall Street Journal Over the past decade, we have built a country-sized economy online where the default price is zero — nothing, nada, zip. Digital goods — from music and video to Wikipedia — can be produced and distributed at virtually no marginal cost, and so, by the laws of economics, price has gone the same way, … Read More