Big data and the examined life
November 30, 2015
Commentary: Our every keystroke adds another byte to the data pool, doubling the world's data every18 months.
Americans love junk science to hint at who might win the White House.
Two top Washington bakeries asked customers to put their money where their mouth is in an election season cupcake campaign. Both Georgetown Cupcake and The Sweet Lobby have been monitoring the sale of candidate-inspired confections.
Orders for Democrat red velvet cupcakes outsold Republican cakes by 10 percent at Georgetown Cupcake. At The Sweet Lobby, "Obamamac" macarons outsold "Romneymacs" by nearly 50 percent.
If this confection election is any indication how the rest of the country goes, it looks like sweet victory may belong to President Obama.