Political Technology

14 08 2016

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This show we will be joined by Brian Kelly to discuss voting technology in 2016 and the technology that we will be used to register our votes and tabulate our election results this year. He will also discuss how social media is impacting elections and campaigns, how your vote information is being harvested and used, and when we might be able to vote online in the future!

Brian Kelley is in his 25th year at Portage County and has served in the capacity of Chief Information Officer for the past 24 years. He is responsible for the County’s enterprise-wide information technology operations spanning 18 elected officials,over 30 departments, and 700+ users. Under his leadership, Portage County has received international, national, state, and regional recognition for highly successful enterprise-wide IT projects.

Brian is an adjunct professor in the Political Science Departments at Kent State University where he teaches a public sector IT management , e-governance, and strategic planning online graduate courses. He is also a senior lecturer at the University of Akron where he teaches an undergraduate course in computer and information security.

Week In Review

  1. Macy’s plans to shutter more stores as shoppers move online
  2. Arianna Huffington to leave Huffington Post for wellness media startup
  3. General Assembly doubles down on physical campuses and expands into Canada with Bitmaker acquisition
  4. Cities looking to compete with large Internet providers just suffered a big defeat
  5. 100 million Volkswagens at risk with new wireless key hack



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