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Posts Tagged ‘Herman Cain’

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Herman Cain Sings and Matt Lauer Goes Missing

In this week’s episode of “5 Things You Need to Know This Week,” Herman Cain sings about sexual harassment, Justin Bieber has a baby with Kate Middleton (I think I have that right), and nobody seems to know the whereabouts of Matt Lauer. Plus, we debut the 1st annual “Where in the World is ‘Five Things You Need to Know This Week?’”

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Google Crowdsources Election Trend Spotting, But Be Careful About This

With the first caucuses and primaries just months away, Google is turning to the crowd to find neat election trends using the Internet giant’s myriad of tools.

In a post yesterday on the company’s Politics & Elections blog, Jake Parrillo sent out a call for help.

Search trends could help explain poll fluctuations, he wrote, using an example of how Herman Cain (who is surging in the polls) is widely being searched for in Texas cities, where Rick Perry (whose poll numbers are declining) is governor. Read more