Non-profit uses big data to track big government โ€” Cloud Computing News

Connotea Imports 2012-07-31


"The Sunlight Foundation, a non-profit aimed at showing how corporate interests influence government released a pretty sweet tool for citizens and big data nerds on Monday. The tool, called Capitol Words, monitors how often, and which, legislators said certain phrases in an effort to track how those phrases enter and influence the political debate. Capitol Words is one of those random tools that gives us a glimpse of how cheap computing and better data analytics can change the business as usual in politics...."


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Date tagged:

07/31/2012, 12:05

Date published:

12/17/2011, 22:09