Week 12

Big Data

Dan Cohen: From Babel to Knowledge: Data Mining Large Digital Collections

Alexis Madrigal: How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood  — Netflix doesn’t work quite this way anymore, but the way that it was done was quite astounding and has had a lasting impact on several other companies collecting data.

For today, each of you should bring an article to class that touches on this topic. Each person will share the link on AsULearn in the forums before class, and will go over the main points of the article in discussion.


Next week we will be working on your project during class time. Remember to bring everything you need to work, along with any questions you’d like me to answer.