Christian Rudder, Harvard mathematician and entrepreneur, is an advocate for using digital data as a research tool for human behavior – in fact, much of the compelling data in his new book, Dataclysm, was generated from users of OkCupid, the dating website he co-founded. As we live more of our lives online, researchers can finally observe us directly, in vast numbers, and without filters. Data scientists have become the new demographers and numbers the narrative of the 21st Century. Register Online to hear Rudder explore concepts from Dataclysm, explaining how today’s previously unthinkably-large data sets, such as Facebook “likes”, Google searches and Tweets, reveal how people express themselves both privately and publicly.
To improve this listing email: email@example.com