Facebook is grappling with its impact on our social and emotional lives  —  and that’s a good thing. But it has to get the research right. Why Facebook did the experiment, and how to make it better.

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September 17

Jake Peterson will talk about the Facebook analytics team and how they perform large scale data analysis, identify actionable insights, suggest recommendations, and influence the direction of the business.

October 8
Frederick R. Chang is the director of SMU’s Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security and the former director of research at the National Security Agency.
October 29
It works for marketing. It works for finance. And now, big data and predictive analytics are working for HR.

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