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#70: Dataclysm with Christian Rudder

In this episode, Digital Mindfulness speaks with the co-Founder of the world-famous dating website OK Cupid, Christian Rudder. Christian is also the author of the book Dataclysm: What Our Online Lives Tell Us About Our Offline Selves.

In the show, Christian talks about the insights behind the data of sites such as OK Cupid, Twitter and Facebook and the fascinating truths revealed to us within these enormous data sets. This is a fascinating episode and you should listen if you want to understand the nature of the information such sites contain about us, how human nature is presented online, and how our online selves are an increasingly accurate representation of who we are away from digital environments.

What You Will Learn In This Episode

  • What brings people together and drives them apart online
  • The similarity between our online and offline selves
  • Using algorithms to overcome cultural stereotypes

Resources Mentioned In The Show