Dr. Andreas Weigend, Social Data Lab - 4 Rules for APIs in a Data Rich World


API Video Brief – 3 minutes, 22 seconds

Watch Dr. Andreas Weigend, founder of Social Data Lab and former Chief Scientist at Amazon.com, present four rules for APIs in a data rich world.

  • Start with a question, not with the data
  • Focus on metrics that matter to customers
  • Focus on actions and feedback, not analytics and reports
  • Let people and computers work to their respective strengths


The complete video can be seen here: APIs and Data Refineries: Generating New Possibilities