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Al Gore and Sean Parker Conversation

Posted: March 12th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: SXSW '12 | Comments Off on Al Gore and Sean Parker Conversation

I sat in on an interesting conversation between former vice president Al Gore and Napster creator Sean Parker about how technology could be used to hack democracy. They talked a lot about their current endeavors as well as things the two of them have done in the past, but the take-away message was encouraging participants to figure out a way to communicate political information via the web without any sort of red or blue slant. It needs to be neutral, and at its core help to make voters more informed on issues without all the noise that seems to make its way into politics.

Cnet put together a good (more detailed) write-up of the session.

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