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Democratic Political Technology Revolution
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by Martin Fowler and Zack Exley on May 29, 2009 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 3-7, Join us!
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Summary
The state of the art in political technology evolved radically 2004-2008. In 2004, software development in Democratic political campaigns consisted of a few rag-tag hackers taking shots in the dark and building applications. In 2008, political start-ups built innovative social applications that raised nearly 1/2 billion dollars, and elected a President.

Bio

Martin Fowler is an author, speaker, consultant and general loud-mouth on software development. Chief Scientist at ThoughtWorks- he has pioneered object-oriented technology, refactoring, patterns, agile, UML, and XP. Zack Exley is a community organizer and software developer that worked with Thoughtworks to develop systems for the Obama campaign.

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