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Facebook’s ad targeting tools could be a valuable supplement to census data

Official census forms are an invaluable source for demographic data throughout the country, but for trends that occur on the scale of weeks or months rather than years, they're a bit lacking. But a ne

What Can Be Done About The Growing Broadband Gap In The U.S.?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/bgap.jpg" />There's good news and bad news about broadband coming out of newly released Census data, courtesy of the Commerce Department.

Someone at the Census thinks we should, you know, use technology to improve the Census

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/census.jpg" />We're stretching for stories today, believe me. Hence: it's about time we update the way we conduct the U.S. census. Someon