Report: Failed Clinton Campaign Made Decisions Based on ‘Ada’ Computer Algorithm
Hillary Clinton’s failed 2016 presidential campaign made decisions based largely on a computer algorithm named “Ada,” according to the Washington Post.
The algorithm, which was named after 19th century mathematician Ada Lovelace, is reported to have highly influenced Clinton’s presidential campaign.
“The algorithm was said to play a role in virtually every strategic decision Clinton aides made, including where and when to deploy the candidate and her battalion of surrogates and where to air television ads — as well as when it was safe to stay dark,” wrote John Wagner for the Washington Post. “The campaign’s deployment of other resources — including county-level campaign offices and the staging of high-profile concerts with stars like Jay Z and Beyoncé — was largely dependent on Ada’s work, as well.” – READ MORE