Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Politics in a World of Social Data – who knows what about whom?

I believe the 2012 Election will be about the next step in behavioural targeting using click-stream and social graph in a way that allows for influencer marketing to create returns like never before.

Campaigns will use metrics that will drive performance for funding, for sentiment and for votes – but in a more targeted fashion like never before. The Obama Campaign does not only have a technical team working, but a video production team, a slew of copywriters and a host of designers. I can only imagine that they are on the level of a independent studio in creating appropriate Artifacts for this campaign. Continue reading

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Definition of a Modern US President (video)?

Someone on Facebook shared with me, so I felt I might share it with others: Obama Still Smokin’: A Modern U.S. President Directed, Created and Barack Obama played by Ron Butler.

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My favorite parts of Obama’s Inaugural Speech

So let us mark this day with remembrance, of who we are and how far we have traveled. In the year of America’s birth, in the coldest of months, a small band of patriots huddled by dying campfires on the … Continue reading

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Government By the People 2.0

Tonight, I spent the evening listening to a number of people discussing the future of the Obama Administration and how technology may enable it. I live-blogged the event and provide my transcript below: NYSIA January Monthly Meeting: Government By the … Continue reading

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Choice for our future: strong leader, strong cabinet please.

It is my sincere expectation (hope often sounds weak) that President Obama uses the resources found all over this great land – from Democrats to Republicans, from Keynesian to supply-side economics, from public and private to charter schools – Obama has a chance, this time with the stakes so incredibly high, to make a difference in the future of the country. Continue reading

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