31: The Secret Life of Data

Nick Anderson, a former employee of the UN, a current employee of SMRT Education, and a new student at Columbia's Teacher's college studying applied statistics, talks to us about the history of data science, and how corporations are using it to influence your behavior.

Books Cited:

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

The End of Average by Todd Rose

The Lady Tasting Tea by David Salsburg

Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely

Who Rules the World? by Noam Chomsky

Music credits: Aesop Rock.