Guest Post President Obama’s former campaign’s director of digital analytics, Amelia Showalter, is now a kind of political sabermetrician-for-hire.
After numerous articles criticized the Romney campaign’s “Orca” project as an IT meltdown, the digital director of the campaign pushed back and said the system mostly succeeded in recording votes and irregularities.
Guest Post Think Washington power brokers are ready to pay big bucks for Nate Silver's predictions? Probably not – his numbers are too good. Yes, too good.
Instagram photos were flying fast and furious as soon as news networks called the 2012 presidential election for Barack Obama.
Guest Post While I'm pleased with the outcome of yesterday's election in political terms, I'm equally thrilled about the victory for data science versus gut instinct, philosophy and fundamentals.
During Tuesday's presidential election, geek hero Nate Silver distinctly came to the forefront because he used “big data” to correctly predict all 50 states.
Facebook has more people, more Likes, more stuff -- so why did Barack Obama use Twitter to declare his victory first?
Guest Post Polling wasn't right about the presidential election -- but betting markets were. Here's how we could use them in the future.
Would you rather listen to political commentators or save humanity one more time?
Obama, whose mastery of social media has certainly played a huge role in his victory, tweeted simply this: Four more years.
New Jersey’s decision to let citizens displaced by Hurricane Sandy vote by email and fax appears to have backfired, with the state now extending the deadline to return those ballots to 8 p.m. Eastern on Friday.
Are you tired of Bronco Bama? Well, so is this voting machine. It wouldn't let a Pennsylvania voter select Barack Obama for his presidential pick, and instead continually highlighted Mitt Romney.
President Obama hopped on Reddit before polls closed today to remind people to vote, a brief follow-up to the hugely popular AMA he held in August.
We're! Gonna rock and roll all night! And cover the U.S. election on the big-boy news channel!
Topsy has partnered with Twitter to provide live, real-time sentiment analysis of the U.S. presidential election. And after trailing Obama for much of the year, Romney appears to be in the lead.
Today marks a very important day in the U.S., and possibly even the world over: Halo 4 is now available on retail shelves. Also, there's this election for the president of the United States as well as many other congressional races.
Today’s elections in the U.S. will likely lead to great consequences — no matter who is elected. But where to actually place your vote?
Guest Post Cloud-based voting is super efficient, cheap, and secure. So why aren't we using it yet?
More than thirty million people have already voted in the U.S. presidential election. Over half a million of them are named John.
MapleStory's players skew younger. But in an otherwise fair and square fight, Obama came out on top in a poll among players of the online game.