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Florida Becomes a National Disgrace -- Again

Nadine Smith | Posted 01.10.2013 | Miami
Nadine Smith

This repeated election embarrassment also hurts Florida's reputation in ways that matter. It sends a message that harms our ability to attract the best and the brightest.

Why Twitter is the Most Popular Word of 2009

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Of course Twitter is the most popular English word of 2009. In a world made smaller by the Internet and new technologies, Twitter forces us to become each other's witnesses, one tweet at a time.

I Have Reached Obama Overload

Pam Atherton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Pam Atherton

You know your family has crossed the line into Obama Overload when you start talking to your children about history and they don't walk out of the room.

Video Chat With Diebold Expert Threatened By Voting Machine Company

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

I video chatted yesterday with Princeton professor Edward Felten. After he was alerted to strange vote tallies by Sequoia voting machines on Super Tuesday, Sequoia wrote to tell Felton that if he investigated the malfunction, even at the request of county clerks, it may be grounds for a lawsuit against him.