It seems like a great idea: Provide instant corrections to web-surfers when they run across obviously false information on the Internet. But a new study suggests that this type of tool may not be a panacea for dispelling ...
Voting went smoothly in Tuesday's US elections, except when it didn't. Some computer problems, as well as human ones, drew complaints across the country as millions of Americans went to the polls.
Fabio Ciulla from Northeastern University, Boston, USA, and his colleagues demonstrated that the elimination of contestants in TV talent shows based on public voting, such as American Idol, can be anticipated. They unveiled ...
(Phys.org)—This might not be a "post-racial" era after all.
"Scottish independence: polls show it's too close to call."
US voters can slide their political orientation and news to the left, right or center with an elections website launched Friday by Microsoft search engine Bing.
The US government's accusation that Russian government-directed hacking aimed to disrupt the November election comes amid fears about the security of the voting process.
Computer scientists from the University of Warwick are using Twitter to predict the outcome of the UK general election and believe their forecasts could be more accurate than traditional opinion polls.
The New York Times reported a spike in subscriptions since the November 8 election, despite being called "fools" by president-elect Donald Trump for its coverage.
Will tweets make the difference in the 2012 US presidential election?