Tag: democracy

Vote Report helps poll the polls on Election Day

I love this idea -- if there's one thing our voting system here in the US could use, it's a little more transparency, both in how the votes are counted and weighed, and in how the polling itself takes place. And now there's an iPhone app aimed at making sure that on next month's Election Day, we get...

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Democracy Player changes name to 'Miro'

What's in a name? Lots of things, including the difference between confusing and creating potential users of your application, apparently. That's why the Participatory Culture Foundation is renaming Democracy Player, its open source internet television surfing program, despite sticking with the orig...

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Democracy Player update fixes important bug

A bug fix release for Democracy Player has just been posted that corrects some startup problems that a few Mac users have encountered since the 0.9.5 update. Democracy resolves the issues originally caused by a conflict between versions of py2app and some input managers like Growl and a Cami...

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Democracy Player 0.9.5 now available

For all the video sharers, viewers, and creators alike, Democracy Player version 0.9.5 has been officially released, introducing a host of new improvements and enhancements since the 0.9.2 release back in November of 2006. Here's a brief sampling of some new features: Simpler, more minimal inter...

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Democracy 0.9.2

I am a fan of Democracy, the video podcast client from Participatory Culture which is free and open source. That is why I am more than happy to recommend everyone upgrade to version 0.9.2 of the beta. I am assured that many bugs are squashed, less memory is used, and the UI is snappier. I am not a f...

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Democracy Player goes Intel (not quite Universal)

The Democracy Player is a cross-platform internet television viewer (or IPTV, for buzzword-compliance) that boasts over 500 built-in channels for your endless entertainment pleasure. It takes a bit of a different approach to internet television with support for a wide variety of aggregation services...

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