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Brainstorming plans to fix democracy and fight zombies

This week the CraveCast crew took up the task of remaking democracy in the image of nerds and geeks everywhere, and learned the best way to fight zombies: Make friends with a bear...and hope it doesn't get infected.

By October 23, 2014

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The CraveCast remakes democracy and roots for bears over zombies

In a special holiday CraveCast, we look forward to Halloween and plan ways to stay safe when the world is overrun by the undead, which also makes us think of politics and the need for a new, nerdy political party.

By October 22, 2014

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Meet 'Sticker Kid': Memes the true winners of Monday's Iowa caucuses

Find yourself groaning at America's election coverage? Check out some of the more popular memes about the candidates that will put a red, white and blue smile on your frowny face.

By February 1, 2016

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Instagram reportedly blocked in China amid pro-democracy protests

The Facebook-owned photo sharing app appears to be the latest victim of online censorship in China.

By September 28, 2014

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Neil deGrasse Tyson goes all out against flat-earther B.o.B

Technically Incorrect: The rapper insists the world is flat. The astrophysicist accuses him of being an anti-intellectual...on Comedy Central of course.

By January 29, 2016

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Form a new political party, fight zombies with the CraveCast crew

Halloween and elections are approaching, and sometimes it's tough to tell which is scarier. Join the CraveCast cabal Wednesday at noon Pacific when we'll talk about remaking democracy in our own image and siccing bears on the undead.

By October 21, 2014

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Correction: Dismal voter turnout may doom Facebook's quasi-democracy

The earlier number indicating the number of votes still needed was incorrect. The vote is short 299.4 million.

By December 10, 2012

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Dismal voter turnout may doom Facebook's quasi-democracy

Facebook will abolish users' ability to veto its policy changes unless 300 million people cast a vote. Without a huge spike before today's noon deadline, user voting rights are history.

By December 10, 2012

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Despite assault on privacy, Page sees value in online openness

While criticizing US surveillance activities as a threat to democracy, Google's CEO says more sharing could also save hundreds of thousands of lives.

By March 19, 2014

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Cory Booker's plan to 'hack' politics and disrupt democracy

"The power of the people is more important than people in power," Booker said. He's developing #waywire, a social news platform, in hope of changing America for the better more quickly.

By September 10, 2012