had its first formal meetup on Nov 7. More than 60 people attended to talk about social data and action. People from academia, industry, startups, news media, and government showed up. There were also 8 ignite presentations, wine, cheese, and a lot of fun. The organizers, who came from FUSE Labs and UW, included: Shelly Farnham
, Robert Mason
, David McDonald
, Joshua Blumenstock
, and Andres Monroy-Hernandez
. Here are 13 things we learned from this lively and multidisciplinary gathering.