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Brian Abelson
Vice Poet, CSV Soundsystem

Website | @brianabelson

Brian’s a statistician, journalist, and hacker. He lives in New York and serves as a 2013 Mozilla-Knight OpenNews fellow at the New York Times. Before that he was data scientist at the Harmony Institute. He recently graduated with a MA in Applied Statistics from Columbia University where he focused on quantitative and computational approaches to social science. On the side, he edited a book for a prominent political scientist, particiapted in hackathons, and worked on investigative news stories. Brian has managed development projects in sub-Saharan Africa, reached number one on the Hype Machine, and shared a stage with Spoon and Bob Dylan.


GA Ballroom K
Brian Abelson (CSV Soundsystem), Thomas Levine (csv soundsystem)
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We have developed some open-source tools for building and scaling systems for realtime data analysis with data music videos and data gastronomification. We'll discuss the theory behind these two data analysis methods, and then we'll present case studies on how our tools are used to enable business analytics and instill a data-driven culture. Read more.