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Millennials: kryptonite to the "filter bubble"

One way that social media can certainly be used to combat an online environment rife with misinformation lies in its ability to shatter (or at least penetrate) the so-called “filter bubble.” In media literacy studies, this term is used to explain the result of web algorithms, personal preference and overall freedom of information on the web. 403 more words

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Turning ideas into apps to drive voter turnout

Right on the heels of the Knight Foundation’s Election News Challenge, civic-minded Philadelphians participated in a hackathon this past weekend (using EveryBlock’s API) to spur products that increase voter engagement. 92 more words


LinkedIn Doesn't Have a Chat App, So Caliber Built One for Them

A lot of companies are betting big on private messaging. LinkedIn, at least so far, isn’t one of them.

The professional network has a lot of apps — seven by my last count — but none of them are considered a private messaging app. 476 more words


API :: Rest and Pagination in PHP (Zendesk)

In my employment I get the opportunity to play with a number of APIs, with the intention of creating internal tools to streamline procedures. This opportunity is beneficial in two respects – firstly I get experience and exposure with a vast number of designs – from SOAP to REST, secondly my colleagues get a useful tool out of me – win win. 1,004 more words


APIs, Github and Codecademy....oh and a Pydata conference!

So I am going to a Pyladies meetup this week, and the topic for this meetup is APIs.  During this meeting we will be setting up an API for our… 158 more words