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The Human Face of Big Data


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Rick Smolan, a former Time, Life, and National Geographic photographer, is best known as the creator of the Day in the Life book series. Called "One of the 25 Coolest Companies in America" by Fortune, at Against All Odds Smolan and his partner, Jennifer Erwitt, orchestrate global photography projects that combine creative storytelling with state-of-the-art technology. Many of their books have been New York Times bestsellers and have been featured on the covers of Time, Newsweek, Fortune and USA Today. Their projects often appear on television programs including the Today show, Good Morning America, ABC Nightline, ABC 20/20, and CNN's Situation Room. Their projects include America at Home, Blue Planet Run, The Obama Time Capsule, America 24/7, One Digital Day, 24 Hours in Cyberspace, Passage to Vietnam, The Power to Heal, and From Alice to Ocean. To learn more, visit AgainstAllOdds.com.


"In a gripping series of graphs, charts, and essays, the authors capture the meaning of the digital revolution." --Entertainment Weekly "...an enormous volume... that chronicles, through a splash of photos and eye-opening essays and graphics, the rise of the information society.... a curious, wonderful beast -- a solid slab that captures a virtual universe... This is one of those rare animals that captures its era in the most distinct of ways. It's the kind of thing you'd put in a time capsule for your children today to show them, long after you're gone, what the world was like at the beginning of their lives." --Ted Anthony, Associated Press Big Data Gets its own Photo Album --The New York Times Its a beautiful book! --Soledad O'Brien, CNN Far more than a coffee table book --The Wall Street Journal Visceral, emotional and tangible. --Wired Mind-blowingly powerful. --GigaOm Inspiring. --San Jose Mercury News A curious, wonderful beast - captures a virtual universe with eye-opening essays and graphics. --Huffington Post

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