Weekly Links | September 26th, 2016

People assume big data is always better, but there’s a lack of accuracy and with big data, we’re just throwing it at everything and assuming that it works.
— Cathy O'Neil, Data Scientist, in New York Magazine

We've got a rapid-fire rundown, this week.  That said, the brevity of our descriptions belies the depth of the content we chose to share.

“Branding” is dead. Long live the product.

Real estate and the commercialization of the artist life.

Our cultural reverence for math models blinds us to their fallibility.

“Our idea of art history is dead already; it just doesn't know it.”

On the OPPOSITE approach to human-centered customer experience design.