Lessons from Obama's Digital Wunderkind
Teddy Goff will be appearing on Big Think to discuss how the lessons of digital politics can be applied, albeit in smaller scale, to your life or your business.
In 1991, there was the so-called "Carville primary," notes Al Hunt in Bloomberg. Before any votes were cast or counted, all of the Democratic candidates "vied for the services of the hottest political consultant, James Carville." As Hunt predicts, "the equivalent this time might be the Teddy Goff primary."
That's right. Goff is the social media rock star who served as Digital Director of Obama's 2008 and 2012 campaigns. Here's what he did this past cycle:
-Raised over $690 million online
-Generated more than 133 million video views
-Built a Facebook fanbase of 45 million people
-Built a Twitter following of 33 million people
While these numbers might seem out of this world, Goff will be appearing on Big Think to discuss how the lessons of digital politics can be applied, albeit in smaller scale, to your life or your business.
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- The EAST reactor was able to heat hydrogen to temperatures exceeding 100 million degrees Celsius.
- Nuclear fusion could someday provide the planet with a virtually limitless supply of clean energy.
- Still, scientists have many other obstacles to pass before fusion technology becomes a viable energy source.
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face."
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
The 116th Congress is set to break records in term of diversity among its lawmakers, though those changes are coming almost entirely from Democrats.
- Women and nonwhite candidates made record gains in the 2018 midterms.
- In total, almost half of the newly elected Congressional representatives are not white men.
- Those changes come almost entirely from Democrats; Republican members-elect are all white men except for one woman.
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