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Tutor Interview Series: Phil Waddell – Democracy

Briefly tell me what your session is going to be about. My session explores the historical relationship between the Web and political activism. Students are going to see how a particular type of global activism has developed alongside the Web and how each new development in Web technologies can be used by activists to challenge their governments and established political systems. Continue reading →

Tutor Interview Series: Mark Weal – Democracy

Briefly tell me what your session is going to be about - In this session we are going to consider the democratic nature of the Web and the ways in democracy is being used in the political process by both governments and activists. Increasingly governments might see the Web as a tool for improving transparency, broadcasting information, driving innovation or even improving trust in the democratic process. Continue reading →