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Nerd Nite #30 - Twitterbot Says Vote!

Tue, 01/19/2016 - 9:34am

When: November 19, 2015 at Live! 102 S. First St.

There are 90,000 registered voters in Ann Arbor. Most don’t vote. I built a Twitter bot that matched voter names to Twitter accounts, then sent reminders to vote in local elections. Learn more about the problem, the project, and how it worked! About Sam Firke: Sam is a data analyst at an education nonprofit and a former high school math teacher. He’s active in local politics, makes things, and raises a couple of small nerdlings. He’s involved with the Ann Arbor Brewers Guild (aabg.org) and you can find him on Twitter at @samfirke.

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November 19, 2015 at Live! 102 S. First St.

Length: 00:17:13

Copyright: Creative Commons (Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-alike)

Rights Held by: Ann Arbor District Library

Related Event: Nerd Nite Ann Arbor presented by AADL at LIVE 102 S First St.

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