Friday, May 25, 2012

How About FiscalPolicyFest?

Hacking Campaign Finance Data

This "hacking" approach sounds like a useful set of exercises to start PRACTICING.  However the application-  barring an initial StrategyFest - quickly looks like Divide&ConquerFest, or Distract&DeceiveFest.

Practice is necessary but not sufficient prelude to strategic implementation.

1 comment:

Unforgiven said...

"Team MostExcellent started with a simple but interesting question: is the out-of-state money going into the Wisconsin Governor's race unusual? Through data analysis and interactive visualizations they show that out-of-state money is not an anomaly."

Why is CAD popping in to my mind? Just a spurious connection?

Has anyone ever used this: