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The AfterParty Algorithm

by Larry Chiang on November 14, 2012

By Larry Chiang

Big data is all the rage.

Well, I’ve a lot of data on parties. It’s stored in the computer known as Plancast. There is an algorithm to a cool party. If Stanford handed out PhD’s in afterparty engineering, I’d submit a doctoral thesis or 12.

Here is where data has been collected:

Here are the patterns I recognize

I’m getting consulting from a consultant on my flagship AfterParty concept. She told me “an algorithm implies a formula or process, not just a list of criteria”. Well, my checklist manifesto states that you should expect awesome afterparties from ENGR 145 undergrads teaching at B-schools

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