DC Download: GW Grad’s Political Big Data and Why Ted Leonsis Won’t Leap on Drones

A GW grad putting data science to work in political campaigns GW grad Lindsey Schuh Cortés is putting data science into politics as the new CEO of D.C.-based BlueLabs, a company founded by the data team from President Obama’s 2012 campaign. We talked to her to find out how data can win elections and referendums and why she think a “D.C. tech boom” is keeping the company stocked with top talent. Read the whole interview here. Ted Leonsis talks drones Ted Leonsis doesn’t put much stock in any future drone industry. One disaster and the whole thing will fall apart, he claims. Find out why he’s not raising his hopes in Chris Bing’s full story here. Elon Musk (probably) doesn’t hate Apple Elon Musk had to walk back calling Apple…


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