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DATACLYSM Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)

by | Read by Kaleo Griffith

Contemporary Culture • 7.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2014

Don't put DATACLYSM on your "anti-insomnia" audiobook list. This approach to Big Data by OkCupid dating site co-founder Christian Rudder is not boring. Rudder intrigues listeners by revealing what can be discerned from the seemingly meaningless personal data we (more or less) voluntarily surrender every day--and with the cultural implications of the collection itself. Narrator Kaleo Griffith's crisp, upbeat cadence keeps listeners engaged with the numbers as well as the narrative, although he could have relaxed more in delivering the colorful humor. A couple of unnecessarily long tables could have been whittled down, but these are minor quibbles in a data-driven book that is otherwise entertainingly captured on audio. K.W. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2014]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2014

CD ISBN 9780553397499 $35.00 • Six CDs

DD ISBN 9780553397505 $17.50

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2014

CD ISBN 9780553397512 $35.00 • Six CDs

DD ISBN 9780553397529 $66.50

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