Crowdsourced tagging and ubiquitous photography spell the end of privacy. How should we deal with this?
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A couple can overlook a brush of lipstick or a stray hair, but the hard proof of a speeding ticket that gives away an afternoon tryst can’t be ignored. An object lesson in the gray areas of Big Data.
Big Data’s ability to make increasingly accurate predictions will change the economics of industries based on amortizing risk across a population.
Because it can be used in unintended ways, Big Data is the civil rights issue of our generation. But unlike coarse discrimination such as Redlining, today’s prejudice is surgical, tailored, and as a result hard to regulate.
Last night, I attended a fascinating series of presentations on data visualization as part of London’s Big Data Week. Put on by a number of tech evangelists and companies around the world, it’s part of a global series of talks and hackathons focusing on data-driven innovation. In the final session, Dr. James Cheshire talked aboutRead more