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OkCupid co-founder Christian Rudder discusses “Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking)” at Peconic Landing
June 12, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Join Peconic Landing as author and OkCupid founder Christian Rudder examines what data from social media reveals about human nature, in his fascinating, intriguing new work which is now a New York Times bestseller.
Book signing to follow. Event is free, but registration is recommended here.
About the Author:
CHRISTIAN RUDDER is cofounder and president of OkCupid and the author of the popular blog OkTrends. He graduated from Harvard in 1998 with a degree in math and later served as creative director for SparkNotes. He has appeared on NBC’s Dateline and NPR’s All Things Considered and his work has been written about in the New York Times and The New Yorker, among other places. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter.
About the Book:
“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.”