The Resource Dataclysm : who we are (when we think no one's looking), Christian Rudder, (electronic resource)

Dataclysm : who we are (when we think no one's looking), Christian Rudder, (electronic resource)

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Dataclysm : who we are (when we think no one's looking)
Title
Dataclysm
Title remainder
who we are (when we think no one's looking)
Statement of responsibility
Christian Rudder
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What is the secret to a stable marriage' How many gay people are still in the closet' Do we truly live in a postracial society' Has Twitter made us dumber' These are just a few of the questions Christian Rudder answers in Dataclysm, a smart, funny, irreverent look at how we act when we think no one's looking. 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 can quantify the formerly unquantifiable and show with unprecedented precision how we fight, how we age, how we love, and how we change. Our personal data has been used to spy on us, hire and fire us, and sell us stuff we don't need. In Dataclysm, Rudder uses it to show us who we are as people. He reveals how Facebook "likes" can predict, with surprising accuracy, a person's sexual orientation and even intelligence; how attractive women receive exponentially more job interview requests; and why you have to 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 publically. 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 tracks human migration in real 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. Provocative, illuminating, and visually arresting, Dataclysm is a portrait of our essential selves'and a first look at a revolution in the making
Cataloging source
RECBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rudder, Christian
Dewey number
025.06/3
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF176.5
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Statistics
  • Social Science
  • Internet
  • Social sciences
  • Statistics
  • Data Modeling & Design
  • Social Psychology
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / General
Label
Dataclysm : who we are (when we think no one's looking), Christian Rudder, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9A7E327A-24F2-430F-AF6B-BDBE9C807162
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385347389
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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9a7e327a-24f2-430f-af6b-bdbe9c807162
Publisher number
EB00270308
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)883267186
Label
Dataclysm : who we are (when we think no one's looking), Christian Rudder, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9A7E327A-24F2-430F-AF6B-BDBE9C807162
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385347389
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9a7e327a-24f2-430f-af6b-bdbe9c807162
Publisher number
EB00270308
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)883267186

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