Wireless Social Media Rewrites Election Rules

In late 2007, as the Democrats made final adjustments to their campaigns in preparation for the Iowa Caucus, Democrat Barack Obama was a third place candidate, behind John Edwards and Hilary Rodham Clinton.  After losing the Iowa Caucus, he was expected to fade into another also-ran. To the surprise of pretty much everyone, that didn’t happen.  Obama went on to win Iowa.  How did he manage to beat two veteran campaigners, especially...

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Technology’s Impact On Politics

We are all aware of the fast pace at which technology moves. During ones lifetime we can name several technological changes at different points in our lives. At least every five years, if not closer, there are very notable changes in technology which help us to keep our personal time lines in order. Technology is probably the third most referenced subject when trying to recall a time or an event; right after music and movies. How many...

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Don’t Mess with Politicians

After a hard working day we come home, ready to drop from fatigue, and fall hopelessly on your sofa in front of the TV. Mechanically you take the remote controller and check your nine hundred channels for news or something interesting to lift you up. On your favorite channel there is a news sequence and a good-looking woman explains the current situation. There is a strike somewhere in your neighborhood; you could hardly drive through...

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The Technology Behind Politics

In New Hampshire, Politics is Sport — and we take it very seriously. This week, we answer how technology is playing a part in our political landscape and how can we use that technology to help us participate and become better informed citizens as we elect leaders to represent our interests. This week’s Guests include: Dwayne Spradlin the CEO of InnoCentive Sean Morgan the CEO of Critical Media Brett Broesder a Senior...

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