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Make Data Work
March 5–6, 2018: Training
March 6–8, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Michael Schrenk

Michael Schrenk
Author and Entrepreneur, Self-Employed

Website | @mgschrenk

Michael Schrenk has developed software that collects and processes information for some of the biggest news agencies in Europe and leads a competitive intelligence consultancy in Las Vegas, where he consults on information security everywhere from Moscow to Silicon Valley, and most places in between. Mike is the author of Webbots, Spiders, and Screen Scrapers. He has lectured at journalism conferences in Belgium and the Netherlands and has created several weekend data workshops for the Centre for Investigative Journalism in London. Along the way, he’s been interviewed by BBC, the Christian Science Monitor, National Public Radio, and many others. Mike is also an eight-time speaker at the notorious DEF CON hacking conference. He may be best known for building software that over a period of a few months autonomously purchased over $13 million dollars worth of cars by adapting to real-time market conditions.


11:00am11:40am Thursday, March 8, 2018
Secondary topics:  Graphs and Time-series
Michael Schrenk (Self-Employed)
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Big data becomes much more powerful when it has context. Fortunately, creative data scientists can create needed context though the use of metadata. Michael Schrenk explains how metadata is created and used to gain competitive advantages, predict troop strength, or even guess Social Security numbers. Read more.