New venture AHire is bringing together researchers and thought leaders to wrestle through the key questions, challenges, and opportunities raised by the rise of artificial intelligence...

TED Talks get real: Disrupting bail, building the largest farmer network in Africa, digitally empowering community health workers--TED's taking the biggest ideas crossing their transom and putting mon...

The Conversation is seeking to rebuild public trust in expertise by translating academic research into accessible prose, with all potential conflicts disclosed. 76,000 scholars around the world are al...

Kids are storming the courts and so can you, by contributing to crowdfunded public interest lawsuits against gerrymandering, water pollution, transgender discrimination, and more...

PBS-style fundraising gets a jolt of fresh energy on Crowdrise, a spunky platform that uses teams, points, leaderboards, contests, and more to help engaged citizens raise billions, and have fun doing ...

Created in 2011 by the immigrant founder of eBay, the bipartisan Democracy Fund is investing in organizations working to insure that our political system can withstand all challenges and deliver on it...

With District Builder, we, the people, are starting to crowdsource the redistricting process right out of the backrooms (in PA and beyond) and into the light, even beyond the electoral process entirel...

Whether you want stay on the cutting EDGE, or just stay TRUE to your PEERs, GBCI, administrator of the LEED certification program, has its tendrils on the 1s and 0s of the green building movement...

How's Russia is trying to subvert our democracy today? The Alliance for Securing Democracy tracks hundreds of Russian bots/trolls, and aggregates all the latest disinformation campaigns......

There's no better way to "follow the money," both big and small--and stop in its tracks the purchase of our government--than the Center For Responsive Politics' Open Secrets......

So many movements for change have their roots in American federalism. Open States lets you seek out and participate in the beginnings of the next next waves by putting every state legislature and its ...

One of the most important daily civic activities today is recycling; it's also subject to widespread, if unspoken misconceptions. But the State of Connecticut has an app for this, for the next time yo...

Originated in the town once known as "the armpit of the Northeast," See Click Fix has made civic engagement user-friendly in more than 45,000 communities, especially hard-hit metropolises like Oakland...

The self-described 'voter's self-defense system,' non-partisan Vote Smartincludes bios, votes, positions, ratings, speeches, and funding sources for more than 40,000 federal candidates--it'll even hel...

Your vote really doesn't count--not by itself. But new apps like VoterCircle are making it possible to 'force-multiply' your ballot to the point where your preferences really can influence election ou...

VoteWithMe lets you see which of your friends have voted in past elections and their party affiliations, if any. It also IDs which of your friends live in competitive districts and provides battle-tes...