The Tuesday Drop for March 15, 2011

- Send Rahm Your Ideas: Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel launches a transition website asking citizens for ideas and resumes, even allowing users to vote and comment on ideas submitted by their peers. 

Tracking the Japan Earthquake: A good list of social media and web sources with real-time information on the latest developments from Japan. 

Mapping Digital America: An interactive graphic showing the side by side the social media participation rate of each of the 50 states. 

Maybe Freedom is Free: The Department of Justice unveils, "a comprehensive public resource for government-wide Freedom of Information Act information and data." 

- The Googlearchy:  eMandP interviews George Washington University Professor Matthew Hindman about his book The Myth of Digital Democracy and his research on the importance of the internet in politics and the rule of the most heavily linked.