When the Nerds Go Marching In

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How a dream team of engineers from Facebook, Twitter, and Google built the software that drove Barack Obama’s reelection. Great read from The Atlantic.

“They’d been working 14-hour days, six or seven days a week, trying to reelect the president, and now everything had been broken at just the wrong time. It was like someone had written a Murphy’s Law algorithm and deployed it at scale.”

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