Editor’s Note: Lorelei Kelly is Research Fellow and Smart Congress policy lead with the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation. She is based at The X-Lab. Matthew McKibbin, is a bitcoin enthusiast and industrial hygiene specialist at George Washington University. News junkies of the world may be forgiven for becoming the latest tech skeptics: 2014 has been a year of global mayhem.
Instead of creating a connected civic safety net, it seems like […]