Election 2016 might shake our faith in data science


First off – I am about as independent and undecided as one can get in this country. In general I am fiscally conservative and socially liberal. I am not a big fan of Clinton, Sanders or Trump – and can’t even decide who I dislike the least. But – as the primaries wind down, IContinue reading “Election 2016 might shake our faith in data science”

Win or lose , AAP has changed elections in India for good


If there is an award for political immaturity, I will nominate AAP for that . But that said, I have to give them a standing ovation for changing the fundamentals of election politics in India . Gutsy all the way AAP won in Delhi . Then they left in 49 days – which irked manyContinue reading “Win or lose , AAP has changed elections in India for good”

Strategy Based On Data – Will What Worked For The Campaign Work For Governance Too?


So President Obama won a second term. Congratulations to POTUS and all my friends who supported him.  And I do feel bad for several friends who genuinely feel bad that Romney did not win . I didn’t think either candidate had it in them to help this country prosper.  The ideal candidate in my mindContinue reading “Strategy Based On Data – Will What Worked For The Campaign Work For Governance Too?”

I Get It – Middle Of The Road Is Boring, And Won’t Win Elections


It is always election season – there is an election campaign going on somewhere in USA almost at any random point in time. Consequently we have been bombarded with messages on all media. I am a fan of social media, and if there is one reason I will get out of it – it willContinue reading “I Get It – Middle Of The Road Is Boring, And Won’t Win Elections”