pplapi

A virtual database of the entire human population πŸ‘₯

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I found a 6 year old boy with an income of $45,000USD When I was 6 I was playing with pokemon cards
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Ryan Hoover
Founder, Product Hunt
@peranadj maybe that kid is selling hustling the rarest Charizard and Mew Mew collectibles. πŸ€”
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Jason Shultz
Senior Software Engineer, 3form
@rrhoover @peranadj Maybe he's a follower of Gary Vaynerchuk
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Sven van der Zee
Founder PlayStudio apps
@peranadj I found a 1 year old girl with an income of $61471
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Kiki Schirr / ε²η§€ηŽ‰
Founder, WeKiki Video Chat Platform
@svenvd_zee @peranadj not too many legit, not-creative-tax-sheltering reasons for that... what we might be looking at is child models/actors. So bless those children now because most don't turn out moguls like Mary Kate and Ashley! :/
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Ian Dennis Miller
Maker
PhD Candidate, University of Toronto
@peranadj heh - maybe it's possible, but I think it's unlikely that any such 6-year-old exists. Right now, the database has many instances of implausible people, but this number will be reduced with time.
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Ryan Hoover
Founder, Product Hunt
This would be a great marketing stunt for the next season of Black Mirror.
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Jesse Middleton
VC @Flybridge. Co-founder @WeWorkLabs.
@rrhoover Super interesting. Did a bit of research -- Apparently it's this PhD candidate's project... http://imiller.utsc.utoronto.ca/
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Ryan Hoover
Founder, Product Hunt
@srcasm nice find! Adding @iandennismiller as the maker.
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Ian Dennis Miller
Maker
PhD Candidate, University of Toronto
@rrhoover reality is stranger than fiction
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Arif AkhmedzadeChief Sales Officer @UAPAY
@rrhoover ur right!)
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Graham Gnall
Product, Braavo
Is this just lorem ipsum for hu-mons?
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Ian Dennis Miller
Maker
PhD Candidate, University of Toronto
@ggnall I think it's better: these simulated people are plausible, at least in aggregate. It's like lorem ipsum insofar as these data can serve as a "placeholder" but goes farther by also being inherently interesting data (for certain questions), whereas lorem ipsum might as well be gibberish.
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Maxim Zubarev
I build things, too.
this has to be joke, right?
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RH HASSAN JAVEDweb developer
@thelambostory why is that ?
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John Fowler
Founder, Zero Host
Wow. What a great data source. It really makes you think when you click 'random agent' and the first person you get does not have access to the internet...
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Muni PerezFounder VagasEmbarcado.com
@steerj92 I got the same LOL
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Ian Dennis Miller
Maker
PhD Candidate, University of Toronto
@steerj92 that internet access figure will be an interesting one to watch over the coming years... Presently, the majority have no access. It really does recalibrate your perception to click through a few random agents.
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John Fowler
Founder, Zero Host
@iandennismiller Yes, you're right. Good luck with the research and thanks for making a great product
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Alex Fishman
Founder/CEO at Bugsee
@steerj92 same here!
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