Social Analytics Gone Wild

The Australian Open Social Leadership Board is a bold and bright site, but its true value is questionable.
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BethSchultz
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BethSchultz   1/20/2013 10:41:32 AM
I think you're onto something here, Lyndon, with your idea of the big-data apocalypse.  There's a Hollywood blockbuster in there somewhere!

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Lyndon_Henry   1/19/2013 10:05:44 PM
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..

Beth suggests


Wait! I thought we'd settled on the berries ....


 

Darn, I think Beth gets to eat more ice cream than I do, thus through deprivation I am more fixated on it ...

But yes, maybe we did evolve toward a "berries avalanche" or "berries slush avalanche" or tsuami or some such metaphor?  In any case, the orange crush (or blueberry crush or whatever) of ginormous data is driven in good part by this "just because we can..." paradigm which seems unmindful of the "...  doesn't mean we must ..."  part.

Anyways ... the Social Media Gone Wild issue seems to be reminiscent of the recent thread of discussion about Eating Fetishes Gone Wild, by country no less, driven by data-mined Twittering, which somebody took the trouble to correlate (actually, non-correlate) with GDP and I think some other nonsense.

Add in spam, Social Media Gone Wild, the proliferation of junk graphics and videos, plus similar "just because we can" toodlings, and I get the sense of a Big Data Apocalypse down the road ahead.

 

BethSchultz
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BethSchultz   1/18/2013 5:11:05 PM
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Wait! I thought we'd settled on the berries ....

 

Lyndon_Henry
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Lyndon_Henry   1/18/2013 4:30:56 PM
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I used to be a strong tennis fan .. until the players got replaced by bio-engineered robots.

On the main point ... the "just because you can" wastage of bandwidth is appalling, overwhelming. Sort of like ... an ice cream avalanche?

Seems we were discussing all this in another recent thread...

 

Noreen Seebacher
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Noreen Seebacher   1/18/2013 10:21:40 AM
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Not a tennis fan either. Just seems silly.

BethSchultz
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BethSchultz   1/18/2013 9:13:54 AM
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Are you a tennis fan? I'm not -- I don't dislike the game, so don't follow the sport. Maybe if I did I'd feel differently?

Noreen Seebacher
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Noreen Seebacher   1/18/2013 2:26:00 AM
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Could not agree more Beth

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