Implications of Big Data
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Exploring the Implications and Possible Unintended Consequences of Big Data
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In "The Human Face of Big Data," author Rick Smolan states that for "big data...the potential and consequences of which few have even started to contemplate."

Further, "Like all new tools, Big Data carries the potential for unintended consequences."


The implications of Big Data are many -- they're significant -- and they need to be explored for both the short and long-term positives and negatives.

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AI Is Taking Over Our Lives -- When Will It Arrive In Cybersecurity?

AI Is Taking Over Our Lives -- When Will It Arrive In Cybersecurity? | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Some observers predict a dire future, where the dark side of AI will create a paradigm shift and the balance of control will move from humans to machines.
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Four ways your Google searches and social media affect your opportunities in life

The data you create when using the internet can actually be used to discriminate against you.
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Big Data Is Changing The Way People Live Their Lives

Big Data Is Changing The Way People Live Their Lives | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
The challenge, however, is in figuring out the best way to process, analyze and make useful insights of the information gathered.
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Opinion: Big-Data Algorithms Are Manipulating Us All

Opinion: Big-Data Algorithms Are Manipulating Us All | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Opinion: Algorithms are making us do their bidding, and we should be mindful.
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Facebook: The Bad Apple That May Saddle All Businesses With Regulations

Facebook: The Bad Apple That May Saddle All Businesses With Regulations | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Facebook's lack of governance and its greed may end up shifting US privacy laws toward the heavy handed approach the EU has taken. Companies need to distance themselves from Facebook and ensure their legislators know one bad actor does not represent the U.S. business community.
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Role Of CIO Is Changing And Growing In Importance, Say New Forbes Insights Studies

Role Of CIO Is Changing And Growing In Importance, Say New Forbes Insights Studies | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (March 28, 2018)—Digital technology is increasingly transforming industries, seeping into every part of the business and escalating as a corporate priority. It’s therefore no surprise that the role of the chief information officer (CIO) is also transforming and increasing in importance. To explore how the role of the CIO [...]
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Get Ready, 5G is Going To Change Everything

Get Ready, 5G is Going To Change Everything | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Innovation that was science fiction a decade ago is not only possible, but investment opportunities are also developing right now. And 5G stands out as a real game-changer.
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Six Leadership Levers to Create the Customer-Centered Culture

Six Leadership Levers to Create the Customer-Centered Culture | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Customer focus has been largely an empty promise for many organizations. Connect customer focus to those promoting big data and you are likely to see two ideas that have simply not yet lived up to their potential. Plenty of hope and money have been invested, but execution in both areas has been dismal. There is plenty of proof, for which a remedy is at hand.
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How Online Stock Trading is Being Impacted by Big Data

How Online Stock Trading is Being Impacted by Big Data | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
If you want to compete with the giants in the stock trading game, big data analytics could be your winning ticket. Stock trading can be a blood sport. Leveraging big data analytics could help you stem the bleeding.
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Big Data Explained in Less Than 2 Minutes - To Absolutely Anyone

Big Data Explained in Less Than 2 Minutes - To Absolutely Anyone | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
There are some things that are so big that they have implications for everyone, whether we want them to or not. Big Data is one of those concepts, and is compl…
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How big data is tackling human trafficking

How big data is tackling human trafficking | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Sarah Brown, managing analyst at Stop The Traffik, discusses the charity's work and how it is using big data to help stop human trafficking worldwide.
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Everything Data Scientists Should Know About Organizing Data Lakes 

About the Fireside Chat: The recent GDPR regulations have changed the way companies handle the data they collect and store, making it imperative for data sci...
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Industry Leaders Reap All Benefits From AI, Big Data And Robotics. So How Can SMEs Stay Relevant?

Industry Leaders Reap All Benefits From AI, Big Data And Robotics. So How Can SMEs Stay Relevant? | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
The bulk of gains of advances in AI, Big Data and robotics goes to the 20% industry leaders in each industry. How can SMEs and startups stay relevant? This article explores five answers.
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What is a data scientist? A key data analytics role and a lucrative career

What is a data scientist? A key data analytics role and a lucrative career | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Data scientists uncover insights from massive amounts of data to help shape or meet business goals. The data scientist role is becoming increasingly important as businesses rely on data analytics to drive decision-making.
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How The Struggle Over The Use And Abuse Of Consumers' Data Could Play Out

How The Struggle Over The Use And Abuse Of Consumers' Data Could Play Out | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Mebrulín Francisco, Managing Partner of GroupM’s Multicultural Marketing Analytics unit, works with agency clients to advance the use of data to drive results. She talks about what safeguards are needed to put a halt to future abuses and just who will enforce those safeguards of consumer data.
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The Analytical Leader: Understanding Customer Experience Requires Thick Data 

The Analytical Leader: Understanding Customer Experience Requires Thick Data  | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Thick Data is data created using qualitative methods that provide insight into people’s emotions, motivations and ways of thinking. It provides important context to facts and behaviors. It reveals the social context that connects data points. It tells the stories that make the facts and numbers come alive.¹

The ever-increasing focus on Big Data has led to renewed interest in Thick Data.
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How Do Machine Learning Algorithms Handle Such Large Amounts Of Data?

How Do Machine Learning Algorithms Handle Such Large Amounts Of Data? | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
How do Machine Learning algorithms handle such large amount of data? This question was originally answered on Quora by Håkon Hapnes Strand.
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A Closer Look at Experian Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in Durham Police – Big Brother Watch

A Closer Look at Experian Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in Durham Police – Big Brother Watch | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
The recent revelations about the improper use of big data have brought into clear focus the extent to which personal data can be aggregated and used to manipulate individuals through severe abuses of privacy. Big Brother Watch has been investigating the use of controversial big data in policing.
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IBM's New Cloud Service Lets Customers Crunch Geospatial Data

IBM's New Cloud Service Lets Customers Crunch Geospatial Data | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
IBM's new PAIRS Geoscope service allows developers to crunch a wide variety of geospatial data for applications as diverse as agriculture, insurance and emergency response systems.
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Hacker Launches Public Mineable Blockchain Thought For 'AI Superhighway'

Hacker Launches Public Mineable Blockchain Thought For 'AI Superhighway' | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Claimed to be the world's first public “mineable” artificial intelligence (AI) blockchain, Thought, headed up by cybersecurity expert Professor Andrew Hacker that is backed by Harrisburg University, it is seeking to make “dumb data” smart and has launched a crowdfund towards fulfilling that goal.
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Moving from Big Data to Actionable Data

Moving from Big Data to Actionable Data | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Moving from big data to actionable data can be a challenge. So how do you turn that data into action that improves your operations?
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How Big Data Helps Lewis Hamilton Win Races

How Big Data Helps Lewis Hamilton Win Races | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
They've got the best car, and arguably the best driver in Lewis Hamilton. Mercedes are F1 world champions and are already way ahead in the current season. But there's maybe another reason they're out front. It's called big data. Tom Gibson reports.
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Webcast: 2018 Big Data Trends: Liberate, Integrate, and Trust Your Data

Webcast: 2018 Big Data Trends: Liberate, Integrate, and Trust Your Data | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
See how almost two hundred professionals responded to our annual Big Data Trends survey in our webcast focused on what's to come in 2018
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At Davos, Uber, Google, and Salesforce Are Just Waiting for the Backlash

At Davos, Uber, Google, and Salesforce Are Just Waiting for the Backlash | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley's elite have the public's trust for now, but they know it won't last. At the World Economic Forum at Davos they chart a path forward.
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