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What Data To Collect

The most interesting part of Recursive Exhaustion is the recursive step of multiplying the number of data fields.  My genealogical example shows how a sequence of five numbers serving as a descriptor for a person can be expanded first to … Continue reading

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Recursive Exhaustion Method for Social Data Collection

This website explore a remarkable new method for social data collection which makes the notorious acts of Cambridge Analytica look trivial.

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What is Recursive Exhaustion?

Recursive Exhaustion is an algorithm. Though it could be used for various purposes, here I discuss it only in the context of social technology. Among other techniques applicable to society are those for collecting and using personal data. The most … Continue reading

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