The Quantified Self

By |2018-12-08T09:15:07+00:00April 4, 2016|

I’m currently taking a sociology class called Technology and Social Change. While its only purpose was to fulfill one of my general education requirements, it has also made me think [...]

Using Data the Right Way

By |2018-12-08T08:40:21+00:00October 10, 2015|

“When you do things right, people won’t be sure you’ve done anything at all.”1 When I was in high school and college, I worked on lighting and sound for theater [...]

Data Before Analytics

By |2018-12-08T08:53:44+00:00April 20, 2015|

As the Data Curator at OThot, I am responsible for the management and acquisition of data. Our data comes from a diverse array of sources – clients, public databases, and [...]

Sandcastles

By |2018-12-08T08:57:27+00:00March 28, 2015|

How does OThot bring data to your doorstep? How does, a tweet, for example, get to the displays and results we provide? Let’s put on our imagination caps and pretend [...]

Past, Present and Future of Big Data

By |2015-03-22T22:01:19+00:00March 22, 2015|

Whether it is technology, marketing, or even politics, Big Data is one of the most commonly used terms. Have you ever wondered about the data and data usage 50 or [...]

And the Oscar Goes To… Big Data

By |2015-02-21T12:39:03+00:00February 21, 2015|

The 87th Academy Awards are this weekend, and while we will certainly see A-list actresses and actors, renowned directors, screenwriters, and producers in their most glamorous garb, there is one [...]

Big Data, Ad Infinitum

By |2014-12-09T17:30:37+00:00December 9, 2014|

History continues to teach us that regardless of the advances we make with science, technology and society new buzzwords, trendy technologies and “hip” ideas are continuously emerging. However, predicting the [...]