Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Morning Odds and Ends

Kansas Secretary of State Chris Biggs predicts just 19% turnout in today's primary, where Jim Moran and the Palin-backed Todd Tiahrt are battling for the GOP nomination for Senator Brownback's seat.

Despite the 2008 Democratic Primary drama, DNC Committee decides to keep controversial superdelegates and predicts impact on future primaries will be negligible.

Michael Barone, who boasts that he wrote the first mainstream media piece in July 1994 predicting that Republicans would recapture the House, predicts that history will repeat itself this November.

Experts predict more than 15 million surveillance cameras in China by 2014.

Recorded Futures, a startup that monitors the real-time web and catalogs predictions, has received financial backing from both Google and the CIA. Politickr will be taking the beta site for a spin over the next month and will report back on the new search engine for predictions.

Researchers predict ethnicity of Facebook users based on US Census data and analysis of names.

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