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Culture as Data: Social Spaces on the Internet

Speaker

Jon Orwant, Research Manager, Google

Date Mar 5, 2013
Time 4:00 pm  
Location

CSL Auditorium (B02)

Sponsor

Center for Advanced Study

Event type Academic
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For the first time in our history, it's possible to analyze the entire output of our society at once. All the books, all the pictures, all the videos, all the people: each is a corpus of information now amenable to computational processing. In this talk I'll give some examples and talk about the implications of being able to crunch data on the largest possible scales.

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