This job advertisment is interesting, not surprising for the most web savy candidate so far.
I wonder how much of what happens when this technology is applied to a presidential campaign will become public. If we hear very little, then you will know it has made a big impact !
Written and submitted from the Google Office, London.
4 replies on “GIS for Obama”
It looks progressive for the candidate to crowdsource it GIS activities. Wonderful
It’s not like some of us aren’t aware that the RNC is in fact a massive purchaser of GIS technologies, both visual and analytic, Ed.
Good on that campaign for coming to a realization that such technologies could be put to use. The difference though, I would hope — is that it isn’t used to attempt to game districts in the manner in which the RNC has and continues to do. Just sayin’.
Fair point, Gerrymandering using this technology would be a disappointing outcome, hardly and indication of change in Washington 🙂
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