About John Wilson

John Wilson is an analytical communications professional, with a passion for sifting through data for compelling stories and insights. John started his career on Capitol Hill and chased his love of data and communications out of politics and into opinion research and public relations. John graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the George Washington University where he studied political science and statistics. Beyond work, John loves the mountains and can be found skiing or hiking in both the Sierras and the Rockies.
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A Fight for the Future of Books: Amazon vs. Hachette

In the last decade, technology has dramatically transformed the way we consume all kinds of content. In movies and television, VHS tapes gave way to DVDs, which have ultimately given way to Blu-Ray discs and subscription streaming services. For music, we’ve transitioned from tapes to CDs, iTunes, and iPods, and now to streaming music services.…
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Rules, Comments and Dingos? Net-Neutrality Debate Draws 1 Million Comments

The last few months have been a wild ride in the ongoing debate over how quickly season 3 of House of Cards will stream into our homes when it is released next year. Will the incredibly dark work of Frank Underwood get to take the “fast lane” into American living rooms or will it get…
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Groundbreaking Technology Helping to Fulfill the ADA’s Promise to the Disabled

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed landmark civil rights legislation. Standing on the South Lawn of the White House that day, the president told the American people that the new law had brought “us closer to that day when no Americans will ever again be deprived of their basic guarantees of life,…
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Ride Sharing Takes Off – Literally!

We’ve all seen the seemingly endless headlines about legal controversies surrounding a new category of transportation services. The string of legal battles is what’s to be expected when innovative companies leverage the latest technology to disrupt highly regulated industries—in this case the transportation industry, which is highly regulated with good reason: ensuring public safety. And…
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SCOTUS Rules: Device Searches Require a Warrant

Nowadays, the term smartphone almost seems like a misnomer. Perhaps, a better name at this point would be “compact supercomputer.” The wireless devices that most of us carry around in our pockets all day are so much more than just phones. They are an ATM, an HD video camera, a massive photo album, a repository…
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