Recommended Reading: Trump's own polling models prove accurate

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While it could take some time to uncover the finer points of why the polls were so far off in the 2016 presidential election, the head of President-elect Donald Trump's data team knew the candidate had a good chance of pulling out a stunning upset. Wired talked with Cambridge Analytica's Matt Oczkowski to get some details on their internal polling models which correctly predicted how most of the states would vote.

The Lost Civilization of Dial-Up Bulletin Board Systems
Benj Edwards, The Atlantic

The social network that existed before social networks provides an interesting window into the history of the internet.

President Trump
Evan Osnos, The New Yorker

This piece was published back in September, but it offers a look at what we can expect from President-elect Trump when he takes office in January.