Too Big To Know

A session at ROFLCon III

Friday 4th May, 2012

6:30pm to 7:30pm (EST)

If you run a big enough platform on the internets–say, Youtube, Reddit, or imgur–you invariably reach a point at which your site becomes simply too big to know personally. Eventually, you have to rely on some creative data manipulation to read the bigger picture through the mess of information.

That’s where these brave souls come in; they’re the ones tasked with reading the Matrix. What kind of interesting stories have they seen through the data? Can they predict a community’s behavior? What are the limitations of data?

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Alan Schaaf

Imgur

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David Weinberger

Berkman Center for Internet and Society

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Brian Simpson

Reddit

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Kevin Allocca

YouTube

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When

Time 6:30pm7:30pm EST

Date Fri 4th May 2012

Short URL

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Official event site

roflcon.org

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Books by speaker

  • Small Pieces Loosely Joined
  • Too Big to Know
  • The Cluetrain Manifesto

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