Tag: Election 2010

Data Visualization for the Public Sector

Data Visualization for the Public Sector View more presentations from JESS3. Based on the talk I delivered at Pew’s Voting Information Technology Summit, a quick diagnostic to give yourself if you are in the public sector (or any sector for that matter) as you head into 2011: 1. ‘Users make credibility-based decisions based on how […]

48,949 I Voted foursquare badges earned as of 11 pm EST

So how are the foursquare check-ins breaking down? Studying the http://elections.foursquare.com/ site (powered by foursquare, designed by JESS3), we are seeing it as a little more dispersed than you might have guessed. Specifically: 48,949 total check-ins23,256 different venues58% male42% female The big guns…1. California: 7,074 check-ins2. New York: 5,941 check-ins3. Pennsylvania: 2,377 check-ins4. Florida: 2,374 […]

I Voted

The JESS3 team has made no secret about its interest in and passion for geosocial. And, with our roots in DC, civic participation through voting is close to our hearts. We also pride ourselves in helping C-SPAN leverage social media in their coverage during the 2008 Elections, where we designed and developed the Convention Hubs […]

the effect of social media on elections in 2010 and beyond

With the November election season quickly approaching, one has to wonder just how much of an impact social media platforms will have on the upcoming results. I had the pleasure of attending the “Going Viral: How Campaigns Are Using Social Media” yesterday evening at the Jack Morton Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University. […]