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Josh Wilson

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Can Google Influence an Election?

(2) Comments | Posted October 9, 2012 | 6:25 PM

Introduction: Google Can Influence Public Opinion
We know from prior research that Google can influence public opinion on at least some important social and political issues, simply by affecting what is returned by search queries, the order in which results are presented, and the text that...

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Introduction to Cloud Computing

(7) Comments | Posted May 13, 2011 | 1:00 PM

Cloud computing has gotten enormous coverage lately, with claims for benefits that may or may not be realized. The cloud does not enable a wired and informed electorate; that comes from online services and Internet linkages, whether they are hosted in the cloud or in the government's own infrastructure. The...

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