Posts Tagged ‘big‘

Will Big Data turn us into Google-driven drones?

Link: Will Big Data turn us into Google-driven drones? But my worry stems more from how Big Data is increasingly telling us who we are and what we want. Google (GOOG) News tells us what news stories we want to read. Amazon tells us what

big data snippets

Link: big data snippets A Wall Street Journal analysis estimates that the typical American doing everyday activities ends up having data being collected about him or her in 20 different ways (i.e. cell phone location, web searches and online purchases) — and more than half

Let’s Talk Your Data, Not Big Data

Link: Let’s Talk Your Data, Not Big Data From an IBM study of more than 1,700 Chief Marketing Officers, 71% say they are under-prepared to deal with the ‘data explosion’ they face in the marketing arena, even as 79% say that customer analytics influence their

Why Google, Not Facebook, Knows Your Darkest Secrets

Link: Why Google, Not Facebook, Knows Your Darkest Secrets “Google is no longer organizing the world’s public information; that’s doing an increasingly fine job of organizing itself. Google is keeping the world’s secrets” Good piece — made me think Is this a Faustian bargain ?? November

Big Data Is Transforming Healthcare | Wired Science | Wired.com

Link: Big Data Is Transforming Healthcare | Wired Science | Wired.com And that nervous system of data is developing at tremendous rates thanks to growth factors like social media, gadgets that record how much electricity each appliance in your house eats up, consumer genomics, and