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Hillary Clinton's Flawed Algorithm Pissed Off the Data Science Gods

Hillary Clinton's campaign designed an algorithm named Ada to help make strategic decisions like where to place television ads to obtain the most electoral votes for the buck, where and when to deploy Clinton and others in person for optimal influence, and when it was safe to disappear and let the media focus on her opponent, Donald Trump.

Google Cloud Machine Learning (CML)

Google Cloud Machine Learning (CML) is an effort to simplify and reduce time and cost of building a data science tech infrastructure for data science projects. It can plug into Google's other storage, querying, and data-handling products to generate machine learning models. Among the data sources is Google Cloud Dataproc - a managed Hadoop and Spark platform that is now in general availability.