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How politically compatible are you with Donald Trump? New Microsoft tool will let you know

Screen Shot 2015-12-09 at 9.25.31 AMMicrosoft launched a brand new tool this week that makes use of massive knowledge analytics to let you know the place presidential candidates stack up on the problems, and the way they examine to you.

The “Bing Political Index” analyzes candidate quotes, votes and public stances to present a numeric rating on 10 totally different key points. Microsoft then compares that rating to public opinion, which it charges primarily based on large quantities of information like social media posts and internet searches. Microsoft has partnered with nonpartisan Ontheissues.org to curate among the info.

The system is constructed on machine studying, so scores will be up to date and get smarter all through the election cycle, in response to a Microsoft blog post asserting the tool.

If you need, you may even take a survey to find out the place you fall alongside the political spectrum, and have that ranking in comparison with the candidates and most of the people.

For instance, the tool advised me I used to be fairly far left leaning on immigration reform, whereas public opinion is simply barely to the left. Donald Trump, in the meantime, was rated 97 factors extra conservative than public opinion.

Microsoft notes the tool is only a “good start line,” and never designed for the deeper analysis many citizens will have to do earlier than November 2016 rolls round. Nevertheless it does supply a straightforward method to have a look at what’s occurring within the election.

You’ll be able to type by subject to see all of the candidates subsequent to at least one one other, or by candidate to see a whole profile of their stances. There’s additionally a timeline characteristic that reveals main occasions within the election and the way widespread candidates have been on Twitter and Fb.

The comparability tool is now the highest outcome each time you make an election-related Bing search. Microsoft says that is simply the primary of a number of instruments it plans to roll out through the election.Screen Shot 2015-12-09 at 9.20.29 AM

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