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More about Janine Benyus

Published August 17, 2009

Ask Nature

Published August 17, 2009

The Art of Blogging About Art

Published August 8, 2009 on Art Beat

Conversation: Writer Scott Rosenberg

Published August 8, 2009 on Art Beat

Politifact's Obameter

Published July 28, 2009

Data is content, content is data

Published July 28, 2009 on Matt Waite's blog

Matt Waite explains some of the thinking that went into [Politifact](http://politifact.com)'s [Obameter](http://politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/). In the comments, he answers my question about to project's underlying workflow, which partly inspired this post.

Patchwork Nation

Published July 19, 2009

Transcript: President Obama Speaks About Closing of Guantnamo and Interrogation Policies

Published June 23, 2009

President Obama responded to critics of his national security policies and pledged that excesses of the Bush administration will never be repeated.

CDC - Web Metrics Dashboard

Published June 23, 2009

The CDC makes available a full breakdown of its Web use metrics.

AOL/Time Warner Merger, Jan. 2000: Scott Rosenberg on CNN

Published June 23, 2009

Scott Rosenberg talks to CNN about the AOL/Time Warner merger in 2000, which just became defunct. History worth watching.

Senators Who Changed Parties During Senate Service (Since 1890)

Published June 23, 2009

Arlen Specter is the 21st US senator to switch parties since 1890, according to the Senate's historian.

Tuesday Map: Broadband hits Africa

Published June 23, 2009

Fiber optic fever has hit East Africa. On Friday, June 12, the 4,500 kilometer (2,790 mile) East Africa Marine System (TEAMS) underwater cable connected the Kenyan port town of Mombasa with Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates and is expected to begin operating within three months.

Leon Panetta and the C.I.A.

Published June 22, 2009

Panetta has no C.I.A. experience, but, an ex-officer says, it’s not "a bad thing to have a powerful guy with access to the President."

Field Guide to Health Reform

Published June 19, 2009

A field guide to health reform, powered by #Django

Rx for Reform

Published June 19, 2009

The NewsHour launched a new section tracking debates over health reform, including a #Django-powered field guide.

Wealth-Care Reform

Published June 18, 2009

Reforming health care is really about making us financially healthier, not necessarily just healthier.

Remarks of the President on Regulatory Reform

Published June 17, 2009

Full text of Obama's speech on regulatory reform, as prepared.

Rick agrees: Do something

Published June 16, 2009 on Rick Martin's blog

If I deleted my website, would anybody really care? I think everybody should ask themselves this question. In fact, lets go a step further. If you were somehow thrown from the planet by a sudden lapse in gravity’s pull, would the world be any worse off because you were not on it?

By a Bunch of Nobodies: A Q&A With the Author of The Wikipedia Revolution

Published June 16, 2009

Fascinating interview with Andrew Lih, and lots worth pulling out

A new Patchwork Nation

Published June 15, 2009

Patchwork Nation gives us a way to talk about big, complicated national issues from a local perspective with a lot of data to back it up.