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Patterns, Predictability, and the Rise of Donald Trump 

Tom Goodwin Contributor Share on Twitter Tom Goodwin is EVP, head of innovation at Zenith Media and the co-founder of the Interesting People in Interesting Times event series and podcast. More posts b

Trump and Clinton spent $81M on US election Facebook ads, Russian agency $46K

Russian information troll farm the Internert Research Agency spent just 0.05 percent as much on Facebook ads as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's campaigns combined in the run-up to the 2016 U.S. pre

If a Hillary-endorsed media platform is tech’s best solution for ‘fake news’ then we’re screwed

Social media sites have had a pretty interesting year when it comes to approaching filter bubbles and echo chambers and the real world effects that come when they effect something like a national elec

Need jobs? Get robots, and education right

How engineers and regulators can accelerate robots and create amazing jobs in the process.

Hillary Clinton says pulling out of climate accords would hurt US businesses

As rumors swirl around President Trump's decision to remain or withdraw from international climate accords, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had some choice words for the president from the s

Clinton: ‘Email account was turned into the biggest scandal since Lord knows when’

Hillary Clinton appeared onstage at Code Conference on Wednesday in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. and reflected on why she lost the U.S. 2016 presidential election. Unsurprisingly, the widespread covera

Hillary Clinton says the DNC has really, really bad data

In an interview that quickly turned into an election post-mortem, Hillary Clinton slammed the Democratic National Committee's poor data for playing a role in her lost bid for the U.S. presidency.

Clinton and Rubio allegedly targeted by Russian hackers

Sen. Marco Rubio announced during a Senate Select Intelligence Committee hearing today that members of his former presidential campaign were targeted by hackers from IP addresses located in Russia. Th

Hillary Clinton discusses diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley

Speaking at the PBWC Conference in San Francisco today, Hillary Clinton called on Silicon Valley to improve diversity and inclusion, particularly by introducing paid parental leave policies. Clinton m

John Podesta talks email hack, fake news and Russia

Until October, John Podesta was most known as a diehard Democratic campaigner who worked in the White House under Bill Clinton and served as the chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Bu

Justice Department to probe of FBI’s handling of Clinton email case

The Inspector General of the Justice Department announced today that it is looking into allegations that the FBI acted improperly in regards to a number of issues connected with the 2016 election, par

We need new candidates to run for office, and startups can help

This presidential election pitted two candidates who were the #1 and #2 most disliked candidates, EVER, for president. Why is this happening in our golden age of technology, when information is widesp

Democratic Trump supporters were hiding in plain sight

If you’re shocked by Donald Trump’s election, you’re not alone — the president-elect surprised many people, including the pollsters who predicted a Hillary Clinton victory by wide

Losing the future

There’s a story that Silicon Valley likes to tell about the future. Part of that story, of course, is the idea that technological change will continue to accelerate and make our lives better. B

Casey Neistat’s Beme launches Exit Poll, an app to share who you voted for and why

Beme, the social media app founded by Casey Neistat, is getting involved in the election by launching an app called Exit Poll. The concept is simple: You download the app, tap who you are voting for (

Crunch Report | Facebook’s Election Hub

Google Capital has rebranded to CapitalG, Facebook hub gives its election hub top billing in hopes of making you a more informed voter, Wish is rumored to be raising $500 million, Lucas Matney was rea

Kenyan startup Ushahidi launches a crowdsourced campaign to monitor the U.S. election

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: Safaricom unveils Bonga, Africa’s Talk

Hillary Clinton will likely be as pro-innovation as President Obama

Behind the less than enthusiastic embrace is a collective skepticism in the tech industry about Clinton's pro-innovation credentials. The shade is unwarranted.

Tim Cook and Bill Gates were on the list of potential Hillary Clinton VP’s

Hillary Clinton was considering several tech leaders among a list of potential running mates, according to leaked emails supposedly from Clinton’s campaign manager John Podesta. In an email sen

INNOVATE2016: Are we on the verge of Brexit 2.0

The danger is taking the election for granted and then being sucker punched by a vast undercurrent of populist anger against the establishment.
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