Richard Veryard Blog Index
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Planning to write a few blog posts and corporate white papers over the summer. Watch this space.
Some of my posts recently have mentioned the work of @zeynep and others on the polarizing effects of social media platforms, especially YouTube. But this p...
5 days ago
YouTube Growth Hacking
Fascinating talk by @sophiehbishop at @DigiCultureKCL about YouTube growth hacks, and the "algorithm bros" that promote them (and themselves). Sophie Bish...
1 week ago
Richard Veryard on Architecture
Big Data and Organizational Intelligence
Ten years ago, the editor of Wired Magazine published an article claiming the end of theory. "With enough data, the numbers speak for themselves." The idea...
1 week ago
Richard Veryard on Computing
Blockchain and the Edge of Obfuscation - Privacy
According to Wikipedia, a *blockchain* is a decentralized, distributed and public digital ledger that is used to record transactions across many computers ...
7 months ago
Weapons of Math Destruction
Cathy O’Neil, a data scientist and activist, has written a new book, “Weapons of Math Destruction.” She is concerned about the proliferation of certain kin...
2 years ago