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Brian Resnick

Brian Resnick
Brian Resnick is a staff correspondent at National Journal. Before joining, Brian spent a year at The Atlantic as a fellow, where he produced content and wrote for TheAtlantic.com. In addition to The Atlantic, his writing has been featured in Popular Mechanics and The News Journal, Delaware's main daily newspaper. Brian graduated cum laude from the University of Delaware in 2011 with a B.A. in psychology. In college, he served as a managing editor for the student newspaper, The Review, and received the E.A Nickerson award for excellence in journalism. He comes from Long Island, New York.
Data

Computers Can Tell Republicans From Democrats Based on How They Talk

How artificial intelligence can recognize left from right.

CIO Briefing

What Do Americans Hate More: Their Internet Providers or Their Government?

Customer satisfaction with the federal government is declining, according to a new survey.

Emerging Tech

Free Speech, Meet the Quadcopter

CNN's drone journalism Is just the beginning

CIO Briefing

A Brief History of Militarized Lasers

The Navy recently mounted a laser cannon on a ship. It's been a long time coming.

CIO Briefing

Why We Can't Name a Planet After Joe Biden—Yet

Astronomers have discovered a new dwarf planet. For now, they're calling it 'Biden.'

CIO Briefing

Should Wikipedia Put Crimea on the Russian Map?

The world's largest source of human knowledge cedes Crimea to Russia on the map, but the debate is far from over.

CIO Briefing

Latest NSA Leak Nears Science Fiction Levels

Documents reveal the intelligence agency is racing NASA, Google and the scientific community to build the most powerful computer in the world.

Data

Task Force Blasts NSA's Collection and Storage of Personal Data

A group of presidential advisers recommends more than 40 changes to the NSA's data collection program.

CIO Briefing

Obama: 'I Was Not Informed Website Wasn't Working'

Obamacare Fix Allows Outdated Insurance Plans Through 2014

CIO Briefing

How the Bradley Manning Verdict Avoided a Serious Chill on Whistleblowing

And what it means for the future of national security leaks.

CIO Briefing

Don’t Be Alarmed By the Drone Blimps Hovering Over D.C.

They’re here to stop cruise missiles.

CIO Briefing

How PayPal Almost Erased the National Debt and Ruined the Global Economy

World's 1st quadrillionaire wanted to pay off the national debt. But it was just a terrible mistake.

Emerging Tech

84 Senators Still Stand for the Tyranny of Paper

Filling campaign finance docs online would save government time and money.

CIO Briefing

Why College Students Make Better Decisions Than Intelligence Agents

Science says collegians make the more rational decisions. Really.

CIO Briefing

Is 16 Minutes the Best We Can Do for Tornado Warnings?

For now, yes. But Congress would like to change that.

News

Is There Such Thing as Too Much Evidence?

Assembling the case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev won't be as simple as it appears from the news.