Everybody Lies by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz reinforces the everyday practicalities of an immensely wider world of data. How long does it take an average consumer to turn a door handle? How long does lipstick last after it’s applied? How many shoelace holes are required for a sneaker to deliver optimal running performance? Large scale data that a product developer or marketer would have loved, was completely out of reach, impractical to collect. And not easy to analyze.