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Video: Politics just got sound-byte-ier

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The use of technology in this year’s campaign has been amazing. And here is something new — politicaliq.com — a service that combs politicians’ remarks using voice recognition technology to find specific key words. I haven’t had time to play with it, but I ran into one of their promoters outside the Excel center. He said, hurray, you never have to listen to an entire speech by a politician again. Yes! Who needs context anyway? On the other hand, it does sound like a useful research timesaver.

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