Ian Ayres is a lawyer and an economist. He is the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School and a Professor at Yale's School of Management. Professor Ayres is a regular commentator on public radio's Marketplace and a columnist for Forbes magazine. His research has been featured on PrimeTime Live, Oprah and Good Morning America and in Time and Vogue magazines.
Yale Law and Business Professor Ian Ayres discussed his book Super Crunchers as well as all the ways data mining and number crunching are affecting our lives today. Private corporations have amassed petabytes* of data about individuals, Ayres explained, pointing out uses for super crunching such vast amounts of information.Ayres said companies crunch numbers to determine everything from the... More »