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Description: Porngram is a new data tool that mines the depths of human sexuality–in charts.

Source: Fast Company

Date: January 31, 2014

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Ah, porn. The reason incognito mode was invented. A new paper offers an instructive look into the fascinating perusing habits of warm-blooded Internet users, and compiles all that revealing data into useful charts. (Hat tip to The Atlantic and Wired.) We’ve seen before how porn sites use data to deliver targeted advertising. But this study’s aim is a bit different. Read Rest of Story

Questions for discussion:

1. Do you think an analytic tool such as this gives an interesting look into human behaviour that has not yet been uncovered?

2. Why might information like this be useful to know? Who might be interested in knowing it?

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