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Implications of Big Data
Exploring the Implications and Possible Unintended Consequences of Big Data
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The Intersection of Cloud, Mobility, Big Data and the Internet of Things

The Intersection of Cloud, Mobility, Big Data and the Internet of Things | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Capabilities around cloud, mobile, big data and Internet of Things will enable a more integrated view of IT architecture (IT has seen major paradigm shifts in technology, occurring around the cloud, big data, mobility and the Internet of …
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Big data blues: The dangers of data mining

Companies are taking matters into their own hands with internal controls, open privacy policies, ethical codes and greater candor over how they're collecting and parsing personal data.
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One man's trash is another man's big data

One man's trash is another man's big data | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
In 2012 the Senseable City Lab, part of MIT, conducted an experiment called Trash Track to see just what happens when someone takes out the trash. By attaching transmitters to over 3,000 pieces of ...
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The 5 "Epiphanies" of Big Data You Should Be Aware Of | SSON

The 5 "Epiphanies" of Big Data You Should Be Aware Of | SSON - With big data only getting "bigger", chances are that if you don't get your data management in order, your effectiveness will only decrease over the next two years.
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What your Facebook friends list reveals about your love life

What your Facebook friends list reveals about your love life | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Facebook can isolate your spouse or partner based on your network of friends.
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If anyone wonders why we argue for exploring the implications of "Big Data," here's another solid reason why we do... 

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How can Big Data help upgrade brain care?

Cur­rent stan­dards of brain and men­tal care often rely on tri­als of insuf­fi­cient scale, which not only lim­its our abil­ity to diag­nose, pre­ven
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The Benefits of Big Data in Helping Create a Competitive Advantage

The Benefits of Big Data in Helping Create a Competitive Advantage | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Being surprised is rarely a good thing in business. One of the reasons Big Data has quickly become the darling of business is because its insights help diminish the likelihood of surprises. …
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What’s the Big Deal About Big Data?

What’s the Big Deal About Big Data? | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Guest contributor Brian Summerfield of REALTOR®Mag says:
It\'s hard to avoid conversations about big data these days.
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Eye-Popping Forecasts for Cloud, Big Data and Smart Phones

Eye-Popping Forecasts for Cloud, Big Data and Smart Phones | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Should CIOs believe them? (Eye-Popping Forecasts for Cloud, Big Data and Smart Phones http://t.co/OAQTh32MYs via @CIOonline)
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Five Surprising Uses of Big Data: From Tracking Potty Mouths to Winning Fantasy Football Games -- Application Development Trends

It's not all about site traffic and sales. Here are some surprising uses of Big Data that you might not have thought of.
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Big Data on the Big Screen

Big Data on the Big Screen | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
The movie industry is at a crossroads. Record box office numbers are coming in with each summer blockbuster and the major Hollywood movie studios are posting stock market highs, but attendance is uncontrollably dropping as movie theaters lose...
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Mobile and Big Data As the Dynamic Duo of Retail

Mobile and Big Data As the Dynamic Duo of Retail | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
What if you never had to stand in line for a drink? And what if a store rewarded you for not standing in line? A national coffee chain thought their patrons were spending too much time queuing for ...
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Scientists must spearhead ethical use of big data

Scientists must spearhead ethical use of big data | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Politico Scientists must spearhead ethical use of big data Politico The recent revelation that the National Security Agency collects the personal data of United States citizens, allies and enemies alike has broken the traditional erning the bond...
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How Big Data can make the Internet safer

How Big Data can make the Internet safer | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
How Big Data is destined to play a bigger role in making the Internet safer (Editor's note: In this guest post, Dan Hubbard, Chief Technology Officer for OpenDNS, outlines how Big Data is destined to make...
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How Big Data security analytics is set to transform the security landscape

How Big Data security analytics is set to transform the security landscape | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
By using analytics to understand the big picture by analyzing and drawing connections between disparate sources of information, Big Data security analytics can completely transform the ecosystem of security (How Big Data security analytics is set ...
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Why Marketers Are Using Data to Pick Right Songs, Artists

Attaching music to brands isn't just about gut artistic instinct or which bands the creative director's teenage kid is digging. Like nearly every other aspect of marketing, data has become integral to choosing the right tunes and measuring the success of musical tie-ins for brands including Ford Fiesta, Pop-Tarts and Tropicana Farmstand.

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Gartner Big Data Report 2013 Facts

Gartner Big Data Report 2013 Facts | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Gartner has recently released the results of its 2013 Big Data survey. We take a look at some of the interesting facts that this research by Gartner has uncovered.
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Colleges Are Using Big Data To Predict Which Students Will Do Well--Before They Accept Them

Colleges Are Using Big Data To Predict Which Students Will Do Well--Before They Accept Them | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Can predictive analytics determine which students succeed and which will fail? More universities are finding that the answer is yes.

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How Formula One is selling its big data know-how

How Formula One is selling its big data know-how | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
How Formula One is selling its big data know-how
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It's this pressure-cooker data analytics which some F1 companies say offers an edge not only to racing motor cars but to other industries grappling with big data.
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Big Data Skills In Demand

Big Data Skills In Demand | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Oct 20, 2013 Fari Payandeh Here is a refresher from the last post: "I went on a job board and searched for the number of job postings that listed Big Data tools as part of the requirements." I crea...
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Stop Assuming Your Data Will Bring You Riches

Stop Assuming Your Data Will Bring You Riches | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Four steps to understand the value of your information.
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New program sees big data used for local policing

New program sees big data used for local policing | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Privacy fears surround Oakland-based, federally funded plan -- yet another tentacle of the surveillance state (Federal gov't boosts funding to local police departments for big data surveillance systems http://t.co/6HnhnZGhe3)...
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Big Data Doesn't Work if You Ignore the Small Things that Matter

Big Data Doesn't Work if You Ignore the Small Things that Matter | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Don't forget what it's like to be a data point: an individual customer dealing with your company.
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So much about Big Data needs exploration....

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The MLB.com College Challenge is Back and Focusing on Big Data

The MLB.com College Challenge is Back and Focusing on Big Data | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
For the fourth consecutive year, MLB Advanced Media and Syracuse University’s iSchool are hosting the MLB.com College Challenge!  After repeated success and increased participation, we have decided...
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The big data Dead Hand may not be the end of the world

The big data Dead Hand may not be the end of the world | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Neither humans nor machines are infallible, but combining the two makes for a far more robust big data system than relying totally on just one.
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Hmmm . . .  Is "the end of the world" the ultimate big data implication? The real point of the article, though, is that most big data systems would benefit from having a person moderate their outputs, instead of directly driving actions. Take a look . . .

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