Many media companies are using algorithms this US election year that are having the effect of accentuating people’s differences and stoking their fears. Is it time for social innovators to build new tools that help promote a more tempered, consensus-based discourse?
This excerpt from the newly released book Delivering on Digital looks at how the government in New South Wales, Australia, has used digital technologies and human-centered design to build a welfare system centered around individual children.
These books offer perspectives on how we can enable a broader range of people to participate in our systems and institutions.
New sources of power and grassroots energy are driving certain campaigns to scale with surprising speed and force.
The cofounder of AOL looks at the Internet's potential to transform the social sector, on issues from healthcare to food access.
Building on a quarter century of get-out-the-vote efforts, MTV’s 2016 “Elect This” campaign will encourage young people to vote in support of the polices that inspire them, rather than the political system that doesn’t.