Brett Lantz has spent more than 10 years using innovative data methods to understand human behavior. A trained sociologist, he was first enchanted by machine learning while studying a large database of teenagers' social networking website profiles. Since then, Brett has worked on interdisciplinary studies of cellular telephone calls, medical billing data, and philanthropic activity, among others. When not spending time with family, following college sports, or being entertained by his dachshunds, he maintains http://dataspelunking.com/,
a website dedicated to sharing knowledge about the search for insight in data.