11 November 2010 ~ 7 Comments

Supporting the Troops

A little more than a week after one of the most contentious elections in recent memory, it’s good to see that on this day people can put their personal political and ideological views aside and come together to support our Veterans.
It doesn’t matter if you opposed or supported our country going to war in Iraq [...]

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21 December 2009 ~ 21 Comments

Open data provides access to Afghanistan’s election results

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) has opened up the results from Afghanistan’s summer election with its Afghanistan election data browser. This is a great example of the possibilities that exist once data is made accessible and open. NDI partnered with the design firm Development Seed to create the browser that provides a great visualization [...]

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07 October 2009 ~ 63 Comments

Bill Cahir, a friend and Marine, honored on Today Show

The story of Bill Cahir, a good friend of mine and a Marine who was killed in Afghanistan was aired on the Today Show today, the 8th anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan. Cahir was a journalist who following 9/11 filed for an age waiver in order to enlist in the Marines [...]

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