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Make Data Work
December 1–3, 2015 • Singapore
Joerg Blumtritt

Joerg Blumtritt
CEO, Datarella

Website | @jbenno

Joerg Blumtritt is the founder and CEO of Datarella, a computational social science startup delivering mobile analytics, self-tracking solutions, and data science consulting. After graduating from university with a thesis on machine learning, Joerg worked as a researcher in behavioral sciences, focused on nonverbal communication. His projects have been funded by an EU commission, the German federal government, and the Max Planck Society. He subsequently ran marketing and research teams for TV networks ProSiebenSat.1 and RTL II and magazine publisher Hubert Burda Media. As European operations officer at Tremor Media, Joerg was in charge of building the New York-based video advertising network’s European enterprises. More recently, he was managing director of MediaCom Germany. Joerg is the founder and chairman of the German Social Media Association (AG Social Media) and the coauthor of the Slow Media Manifesto. Joerg blogs about big data and the future of social research at Beautifuldata.net and about the Quantified Self at Datarella.com.

Sessions

4:50pm–5:30pm Thursday, 12/03/2015
IoT and Real-time
Location: 324 Level: Intermediate
Majken Sander (TimeXtender), Joerg Blumtritt (Datarella)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
Algorithms are what make things "smart." More or less arbitrary, subjective decisions are regularly built into our connected things, when we choose a certain method or set parameters. These underlying value judgments imposed on users are hardly present in the privacy discussion or business point of view. However, they may be more important than the more obvious data collection and security. Read more.