Human interaction with technology has become a ubiquitous aspect of modern society. This interaction can significantly impact how citizens understand and engage in social and political activities. Social Media Influence on Global Democratic Practices is a vital resource that discusses the role of social networking technologies on citizen engagement and public involvement. Including a range academic perspectives on topics such as online activism, voting, and political scandal, this video is an ideal source of information for researchers, policy makers, students, professionals, and practitioners interested in the shifting landscape of democratic activities.
Straight No Chaser's 2013 album, Under the Influence, features more of the acclaimed a cappella group's takes of tunes that they love. Produced by Take 6's Mark Kibble, the album features many guest performances by the artists whose songs appear here, including Jason Mraz, Phil Collins, Dolly Parton, Seal, and more. Also included are the vocal ensemble's reworkings of such hit songs as Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" and Fun's "Some Nights/We Are Young."