An interesting article for geeks like me
(arstechnica) The reelection of Barack Obama was won by people, not by software. But in a contest as close as last week’s election, software may have given the Obama for America organization’s people a tiny edge—making them by some measures more efficient, better connected, and more engaged than the competition.
That edge was provided by the work of a group of people unique in the history of presidential politics: Team Tech, a dedicated internal team of technology professionals who operated like an Internet startup, leveraging a combination of open source software, Web services, and cloud computing power.
Latest posts by Jackie Wellfonder (see all)
- Maryland, Take Heed from Rhode Island - July 25, 2014
- Sun Op-Ed Paints Dishonest Picture of Annapolis Anti-Amnesty Protest - July 23, 2014
- Complacency Kills. Fight It. - July 20, 2014