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As subcultures and movements gain traction in their cause, more people often want to join. A sudden influx of attention often causes these groups to be crushed under their own weight, however....
Can opportunities for civic engagement be more seamlessly integrated into our daily lives? Placing a layer of civic actions on top of the urban environment aims to continue the tradition of Jane...
More than a billion people a month visit YouTube to watch videos. Sometimes, those billion people watch the same video. What We Watch is a browser for trending YouTube videos. Some videos trend in a...
Each day we walk by silent buildings and lots. Absent landlords, hibernating developers, abandoned lots—their impact as part of the patchwork is subtle but real. Be they eyesore or brownfield,...
Erase the Border is a web campaign and voice petition platform. It tells the story of the Tohono O'odham people, whose community has been divided along 75 miles of the US-Mexico border by a fence....
Chris Peterson has spent much of the last year exploring user-generated censorship: the process by which people manipulate social media to suppress speech with which they disagree. We often think of...

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