When The Fat Head Meets The Long Tail

19 mins by The Python Experience |

Did data science let us down in the election? Perhaps, but it was a flaw in methodology and approach, not in the data itself. Trump tapped into the ultra-popular fat head of reality TV media to mobilize the difficult-to-access disenfranchised ex-middle-class. To the victor goes the spoils and the ability to write history—unless the opposing side learns its lessons and ups its game.