I spend a lot of my time at Bedrocket figuring out why certain videos go viral, and this is the best presentation on data design I’ve seen in months. Even if you’re looking for a better way to report your quarterly results to your colleagues, this is well worth reading. From my perspective, the YouTube analytics platform has a long way to go before it’s an effective vehicle for efficient data collection. As a result, I spend a lot of time thinking about how to rework and repackage the data to make it more useful. This presentation gets at the crux of that work.
For years, I’ve kept private lists of phenomenons that got me thinking and made an impact. I’ve noticed lately these scribbled thoughts are becoming part of private conversations I have online, and so I am starting an experiment. I’m going to start sharing these thoughts in my blog. The result