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User stories

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Saved by JonPincus
on October 22, 2008 at 12:49:33 pm
 

Kinds of users

  • voter: a voter the polls who wants to report a success/failure
  • member: somebody who's actively volunteering, including a "more trusted user", Sweeper or SuperTweeter

 

Voter reports

 

Via Twitter

 

Via SMS

 

Via iPhone

 

Via phone

 

Via web (presumably VoteStory '08)

 

 

Member signs up

 

SuperTweeter sends in reports for several voters

(particularly important in areas where Twitter usage is low -- which are likely to be the ones most at risk)

 

Sweeper sends out an alert

- identifies potential pattern

- identifies precinct (may not be unique in urban areas)

- validates data

- gets feedback and confirms

- sends notification

 

 

Sweeper detects bad data

- identifies pattern

- gets feedback

- purges data

- alerts somebody to look for broader patter

 

 

Community activists looking out for local problems

 

what information and visualizations are important, how to convey confidence levels and minimize false alarms, how can they confirm itand to evaluate the severity?  how to determine specific precinct if it's not known?  what should they do next?  who do they contact if they have proble and know what to do/who to contact next?

 

Election protection group gets alert

what information is there to confirm it, allow the group to evaluate the severity, and know what to do/who to contact next?

 

Local reporter/blogger is following for a story

 

National reporter/blogger is following for a story

 

 

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