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Get Out and Vote…and Get Outta My Way!

Get Out and Vote…and Get Outta My Way!

Government & Politics

After all the struggles groups such as women and blacks have gone through in order to vote in America, the right to vote is still taken for granted – or,... read more

Obama to Win Election, Republicans to Win Senate and Hold House (Infographic)

Obama to Win Election, Republicans to Win Senate and Hold House (Infographic)

Government & Politics

If 2008 was a watershed year for social media and political campaigns, with Barack Obama’s much-lauded use of Twitter and Facebook, 2012 has truly seen social media take a leading... read more

Social Media Opinion Polling Should Be Considered as Valuable as Offline Equivalents

Social Media Opinion Polling Should Be Considered as Valuable as Offline Equivalents

Government & Politics

The tightness of this presidential election has endowed pollsters with an amount of responsibility unseen since the 2000 poll. The decisive fluency of Mitt Romney in the first debate arrested... read more

If Europeans Could Vote In The U.S. Presidential Election; Barack Obama Would Win By 90%

If Europeans Could Vote In The U.S. Presidential Election; Barack Obama Would Win By 90%

Government & Politics

If Europeans were able to vote in the upcoming American presidential election they would overwhelmingly cast their ballots in favour of Barack Obama. According to the results of YouGov’s EuroTrack... read more

Mintigo DNA Spotlight: New Research Quantifies the Difference between Republican and Democrat Language

Mintigo DNA Spotlight: New Research Quantifies the Difference between Republican and Democrat Language

Government & Politics

Analysis of 500 candidates’ websites reveals differences in words and technology  Republicans and Democrats are in a heated battle for influence over key swing states and voter demographics. Both parties... read more


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Help Wanted: Economists Needed to Repair Roof

Help Wanted: Economists Needed to Repair Roof

Government & Politics

I am not a Presidential candidate, nor do I play one on TV. My patriotic duty, if I choose to exercise it, will be to select a candidate in a... read more

The Logistics of Voting [Infographic]

The Logistics of Voting [Infographic]

Government & Politics

In just a few weeks, election day will be  upon us. When November 6 rolls around, will you know where to vote and how it works? While voting sounds easy,... read more

What is the Value of International Polls about the US Presidential Candidates?

What is the Value of International Polls about the US Presidential Candidates?

Government & Politics

I saw the results of a recent opinion poll about the US presidential election that amazed me. While many recent polls of US voters reveal a virtual tie in presidential... read more

Final Debate: 2012 Election Mood Meter

Final Debate: 2012 Election Mood Meter

Government & Politics

Last week, NetBase unveiled the 2012 Election Mood Meter, real-time dials that move every 10 seconds as the sentiment for both President and Vice President candidates changes based on Twitter... read more

Facebook: Where Reasoned Political Thought Goes To Die

Facebook: Where Reasoned Political Thought Goes To Die

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Based on anecdotal evidence I’ve had a hunch about Facebook and political posts, so I decided to put my hunch to the test. As I’ve watched my newsfeed, I’ve noticed... read more

Bridging the Gap Between Government and the Average Joe

Bridging the Gap Between Government and the Average Joe

Government & Politics

The Open Government Initiative set forth by the Obama Administration in 2009 requires Federal agencies to take immediate steps to achieve milestones in transparency, participation, and citizen collaboration. Most Federal,... read more

Government Contracts 2.0 – An IT Approach to Working with the Government

Government Contracts 2.0 – An IT Approach to Working with the Government

Government & Politics

The IT world is accustomed to speed and agility, consistently seeking faster processors and time-saving, cutting-edge technology. It’s no wonder then that some IT businesses balk at the idea of... read more

How We Will Fact Check Presidential Debates in the Future

How We Will Fact Check Presidential Debates in the Future

Government & Politics

The technology that complements presidential debates has been changing since the first official one in 1960. The advents of mass media, television and now social media have allowed for greater... read more

Transparency: The Global Concern for Obama and Romney

Transparency: The Global Concern for Obama and Romney

Government & Politics

The era of transparency has led to more hype than results for both of our nation’s presidential candidates. President Barack Obama promised, like his Democratic predecessor, Bill Clinton, to have... read more

The Politics Of Social Networks

The Politics Of Social Networks

Government & Politics

Groucho Mark noted, “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, misdiagnosing it, and then applying the wrong remedies.” But if you’re really looking for trouble, try posting something on... read more