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Dataclysm - Who We Are When We Think No One's Looking

Christian Rudder

A New York Times Bestseller An audacious, irreverent investigation of human behavior-and a first look at a revolution in the making Our personal data has been used to spy on us, hire and fire us, and sell us stuff we don't need. In Dataclysm, Christian Rudder uses it to show us who we truly are. For centuries, we've relied on polling or small-scale lab experiments to study human behavior. Today, a new approach is possible. 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. In this daring and original book, Rudder explains how Facebook "likes" can predict, with surprising accuracy, a person's sexual orientation and even intelligence; how attractive women receive exponentially more interview requests; and why you must have haters to be hot. He charts the rise and fall of America's most reviled word through Google Search and examines the new dynamics of collaborative rage on Twitter. He shows how people express themselves, both privately and publicly. What is the least Asian thing you can say? Do people bathe more in Vermont or New Jersey? What do black women think about Simon & Garfunkel? (Hint: they don't think about Simon & Garfunkel.) Rudder also traces human migration over time, showing how groups of people move from certain small towns to the same big cities across the globe. And he grapples with the challenge of maintaining privacy in a world where these explorations are possible. Visually arresting and full of wit and insight, Dataclysm is a new way of seeing ourselves-a brilliant alchemy, in which math is made human and numbers become the narrative of our time. From the Hardcover edition.

A New York Times Bestseller An audacious, irreverent investigation of human behavior-and a first look at a revolution in the making Our personal data has been used to spy on us, hire and fire us, and sell us stuff we don't need. In Dataclysm, Christian Rudder uses it to show us who we truly are. For centuries, we've relied on polling or small-scale lab experiments to study human behavior. Today, a new approach is possible. 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. In this daring and original book, Rudder explains how Facebook "likes" can predict, with surprising accuracy, a person's sexual orientation and even intelligence; how attractive women receive exponentially more interview requests; and why you must have haters to be hot. He charts the rise and fall of America's most reviled word through Google Search and examines the new dynamics of collaborative rage on Twitter. He shows how people express themselves, both privately and publicly. What is the least Asian thing you can say? Do people bathe more in Vermont or New Jersey? What do black women think about Simon & Garfunkel? (Hint: they don't think about Simon & Garfunkel.) Rudder also traces human migration over time, showing how groups of people move from certain small towns to the same big cities across the globe. And he grapples with the challenge of maintaining privacy in a world where these explorations are possible. Visually arresting and full of wit and insight, Dataclysm is a new way of seeing ourselves-a brilliant alchemy, in which math is made human and numbers become the narrative of our time. From the Hardcover edition.
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A New York Times Bestseller An audacious, irreverent investigation of human behavior-and a first look at a revolution in the making Our personal data has been used to spy on us, hire and fire us, and sell us stuff we don't need. In Dataclysm, Christian Rudder uses it to show us who we truly are. For centuries, we've relied on polling or small-scale lab experiments to study human behavior. Today, a new approach is possible. 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. In this daring and original book, Rudder explains how Facebook "likes" can predict, with surprising accuracy, a person's sexual orientation and even intelligence; how attractive women receive exponentially more interview requests; and why you must have haters to be hot. He charts the rise and fall of America's most reviled word through Google Search and examines the new dynamics of collaborative rage on Twitter. He shows how people express themselves, both privately and publicly. What is the least Asian thing you can say? Do people bathe more in Vermont or New Jersey? What do black women think about Simon & Garfunkel? (Hint: they don't think about Simon & Garfunkel.) Rudder also traces human migration over time, showing how groups of people move from certain small towns to the same big cities across the globe. And he grapples with the challenge of maintaining privacy in a world where these explorations are possible. Visually arresting and full of wit and insight, Dataclysm is a new way of seeing ourselves-a brilliant alchemy, in which math is made human and numbers become the narrative of our time. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kaleo Griffith

Length:

7h 34m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:17


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:22


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:01


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:17


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:13


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:33


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:17


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:23


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:52


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:35


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:47


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:05


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:47


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:50


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:37


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:43


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:05


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:32


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:29


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:43


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:50


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:47


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:37


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:07


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:58


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:50


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:28


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:14


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:32


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:47


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:03


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:18


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:08


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:43


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:03


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:53


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:49


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:29


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:23


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:11


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:05


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:50


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:14


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:01


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:04


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:40


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:35


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:27


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:29


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:32


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:11


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:29


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

03:52


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:12


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:49


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:35


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:44


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:48


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:54


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:44


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:06


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:25


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:37


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:42


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:47


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:27


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

03:55


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:35


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:57


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:58


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

04:50


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:23


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:40


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:32


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:54


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

04:39


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:59


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:15


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

03:57


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

06:04


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:28


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:01


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:43


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

03:57


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

05:33


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

04:24


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

05:00


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

04:52


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:30


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

03:56


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

05:04


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:10


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

05:17


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

02:49


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

00:30


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

00:34