Posts Tagged ‘election’

May 3rd, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured

Are Google Search Trends Better Election Predictors Than Polls? [INFOGRAPHIC]

  One day we will be telling our kids we are older than Google. This is something I have read on Pinterest. Google is one of the largest, free services available. It began as a search engine, bought YouTube, replaced the need for a harddrive for students, and is now, possibly, one of the best [[...]

March 14th, 2012 - 1:55 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities

Who voted for Santorum and Romney

I have several thoughts about the upcoming presidential election that may be fun to ponder for students. The first pertains to the names. I heard that the 2008 election was the first presidential election without a Bush, Kennedy, Gore or Clinton in 40 or so years (don’t quote me on that, I jus[...]