Follow My Vote Prepares To Captivate And Engage At Virginia Tech’s Gobblerfest 2015

We have been busy as of late preparing for Virginia Tech’s Gobblerfest.  Gobblerfest is an annual festival held at Virginia Tech with the overall goal of getting students to engage with different campus activities and the surrounding community. Student organizations, non-profit organizations and local businesses flock to the event with free giveaways, games and info about their organization. This event this …

Twitter’s Controversial New Political Decision

The invention of social media has been remarkable for political activism. Hashtags have catalyzed grass roots movements abroad and domestically as well. Whether some of the topics have merit is at the discretion of each individual but everyone can agree that Twitter is great at generating a conversation. Deleted tweets from politicians have been the topic of many conversations but …

Former President Jimmy Carter’s Diagnosis

Regardless of party affiliation or political creed, the office of the president is one that deserves respect and recognition. Former president, Jimmy Carter gave a press conference on August 20th telling the nation about his diagnosis and what that means for how long he has left to live. Atlanta (CNN)In a remarkable press conference marked by grace and devoid of …

Support for online voting

Did President Obama Just Announce His Support For Online Voting?

Earlier this summer, President Barack Obama sat down with Fast Company editor-In-chief Robert Safian to discuss some of his opinions on technology issues and solutions.  In this interview, the President told Safian that he believes online voting should ‘absolutely’ be a priority. Safian asked: Arguably the next killer app for tech would be online voting. That’s a state and local issue, but …

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Iowa State Fair Boasts Presidential Guest List

Iowa has always been a key state in election due to the nature of their caucus and their coveted spot as the first state that gets a chance to show support to a candidate, which influences the rest of their campaign strategies. Iowa is almost like a guinea pig of campaign slogans and policies because it is the litmus test …

Micronation

Liberland: The Micronation That Continues To Attract Attention From All Over The World.

We have already written about Liberland, the worlds newest micronation. We have two blog posts. One covering the beginning of Liberland and the other featuring a petition for the US to establish Diplomatic relations with the micronation.  There have been lots of press covering Liberland, but this little micronation just took it to a another level. On August 11th, Liberland …

Obama's executive order

The Real Story Of Obama’s Executive Order To Create The Worlds Fastest Super Computer.

On July 29, 2015 President Obama released an executive order to create a national strategic computing initiative. In 2013, China took the title of having the world’s fastest super computer with the Tianhe-2, which overtook the previous champion, a US computer called the Titan. Summary: Obama’s executive order has established the National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI) which is a whole-of-government …