New America is dedicated to the renewal of American politics, prosperity, and purpose in the digital age through big ideas, technological innovation, next generation politics, and creative engagement with broad audiences.

Pay Phones Go Wireless

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New America’s Open Technology Institute will participate in LinkNYC, a public-private partnership to upgrade pay phones by replacing them with or city-wide hubs that will provide fast and free wi-fi, access to 911 and 311 services, and free calling within the United States. Find out more about this truly innovative program.

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The Responsive City

EVENT December 03, 2014 6:30 pm– 8:15 pm

Wednesday December 03, 2014

6:30 pm – 8:15 pm


[u'New America NYC', u'199 Lafayette Street Suite 3B', u'New York, NY 10012']

How can emerging technologies and data analytics improve life in our cities? How to we enshrine democratic discourse and citizen participation even as urban processes become more automated?

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Warrior Diplomat

EVENT December 04, 2014 12:15 pm– 1:45 pm

Thursday December 04, 2014

12:15 pm – 1:45 pm


[u'New America', u'1899 L Street NW Suite 400', u'Washington, DC 20036']

Please join New America in welcoming Michael Waltz for a conversation about his book and his experiences in both Washington and Afghanistan with Peter Bergen, the director of New America’s International Security Program.

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podcast | November 26, 2014 | New America NYC

Red Army Podcast

New America

Gabe Polsky, son of Soviet immigrants, grew up in the United States playing hockey and hearing about the glory days of the invincible Soviet Red Army team. The Soviet Union’s best propaganda for the triumph of socialist teamwork, the legendary team is tracked from its heyday dominating Cold War ...

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article | November 26, 2014
Pay Phones Go Wireless

Pay Phones Go Wireless

New America

New America’s Open Technology Institute will participate in LinkNYC, a public-private partnership to upgrade pay phones by replacing them with or city-wide hubs that will provide fast and free wi-fi, access to 911 and 311 services, and free calling within the United States. Find out more about this truly innovative program.

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in the news | November 25, 2014 | Future of War

China Shows off holographic ground control system for drones

Peter Warren Singer

The Holographic Ground Control Station (GCS) has a large holographic display in front of the pilot station, so that other personnel can oversee and observe the drone operations. The holographic display would make it easier for non drone personnel to understand drone operations. It also be valuable for training drone operators.

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article | November 24, 2014
The Best Books of 2014

The Best Books of 2014

New America

As 2014 draws to a close, books from the New America family are gathering acclaim as some of the best reads of the year. Here are our Thanksgiving picks.

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in the news | November 24, 2014 | Future of War

Tales of war: Getting 12 approvals for a relatively minor mission in Afghanistan

Michael G. Waltz, Thomas E. Ricks

Here's a striking excerpt from a new book by Michael G. Waltz titled Warrior Diplomat: A Green Beret's Battles from Washington to Afghanistan. In this passage, Waltz is briefing Michael Vickers, a visiting Pentagon official, and himself a former Special Forces soldier. Tags: international-security-in-the-news, future-of-war-in-the-news, in-the-news

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