Technology in Political Affairs: Interview with Jared Cohen, Director of Google Ideas

Technology in Political Affairs: Interview with Jared Cohen, Director of Google Ideas

In the wake of ISIS’ recent attacks in Paris, terror threats in Belgium, the subsequent online battle between ISIS and the hacker group Anonymous, and stories coming out about ISIS’ unrivaled online recruiting capacity, Jared Cohen’s address at Vanderbilt University last month seems prophetic. In this interview, the Vanderbilt Political...

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Does Personality Make or Break a Presidential Election?

Does Personality Make or Break a Presidential Election?

With the fall season of Republican television debates behind us, some may find it surprising—even astonishing—that Donald Trump and his fiery personality lead the polls for the Republican Presidential Nomination, according to an average of various polling groups by Real Clear Politics. Indeed, the more mainstream, establishment-type of candidates trail...

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