Extreme Data/Extreme Story

Monday, June 18, 2012 - 11:15am to 12:15pm

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In this conference, we're exploring the relationship between storytelling and data -- this plenary session features a storyteller who's going to amazing lengths to tell the story of human migration, and a scientist using data to unpack the mysteries of economics.

Truly crazy story: Paul Salopek, the seven-year walk

Truly crazy data: Cesar Hidalgo, MIT Media Lab, and Nathan Kelso, Stamen Design