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Mapping Election Influence On Social Media: Part One – Twitter

This is the Twitter universe of the elections. Every star is a tweep; every line is a tweet, retweet or a mention. Beautiful, isn’t it? This is a visual representation of a week’s worth of Twitter conversations from #GenElecSL and #SLGE15, the two most popular hashtags related to the 2015 General Election. I’ve set about mapping influencers on social media – and the first part of the map is Twitter: the… Read More »Mapping Election Influence On Social Media: Part One – Twitter

Democracy versus the Strong Man: An Inquiry Into Values

Democracy:  “A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.” – Oxford English Dictionary “Government of the people, by the people, for the people.” – Abraham Lincoln Around 500 years before the birth of Christ, Greece changed the world. In a nutshell, things were quite similar to the world today: the rich were very rich, the poor were very poor, and the… Read More »Democracy versus the Strong Man: An Inquiry Into Values