J.B. Wogan

Posted By J.B. Wogan

Nov 2

Voting Technology Needs an Upgrade, But Who Will Pay for It?

Even though most polls are working with decades-old machines that lose or miscount votes, states and the federal government are largely ignoring the problem.
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Aug 19

Why Companies Are Moving Back Downtown

Tax incentives aren't always the best way to lure businesses. Many are simply going where the talent is.
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Jun 9

Who’s an Employee? The Uber-Important Question of Today’s Economy

Sharing economy companies like Uber and Lyft claim that the people who work for them are “independent contractors,” thus ineligible for most employee benefits. That argument may prove difficult to sustain.
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Feb 5

L.A. County Uses Data Analytics to Keep Kids Out of Jail

Instead of waiting to help until kids get in trouble, Los Angeles County is using data analytics to help them before. So far, it's proving successful.
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Jan 19

Why Billionaires' Big Donations Often Fail to Change Much

Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates have given millions to overhaul public education. But their cash has proven to be anything but free money or a remedy to systemic problems.
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Jul 17

Food Stamps Have a Procurement Problem

Soon, only two companies will make the cards that people get government benefits with. Here's why that matters.
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Mar 10

Obama Wants Help from Cities to Fill Tech Jobs

He's the first U.S. president in 20 years to address the National League of Cities conference.
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