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Why the promise of big data hasn’t delivered yet

Why the promise of big data hasn’t delivered yet | PLASTICITIES  « Between matter and form, between experience and consciousness, the active plasticity of the world » | Scoop.it
The ubiquity of big data is such that Gartner dropped it from their Hype Cycle of Emergent Technologies back in 2015. Across sectors, businesses are scrambling to make every function “data driven,” and there’s no shortage of firms lining up to help them. The big data analytics industry, dedicated to helping big businesses leverage the petabytes of information they now generate and store, is worth $122 billion — and growing.

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Large volumes of data are challenging open science

Large volumes of data are challenging open science | PLASTICITIES  « Between matter and form, between experience and consciousness, the active plasticity of the world » | Scoop.it

The ‘data explosion’ of the past 20 years undermines a basic scientific principle, argues Geoffrey Boulton. Open data and open science are not new concepts. Arguably they were introduced by Henry Oldenburg, the first secretary of the United Kingdom’s newly created Royal Society in the 1660s. Oldenburg frequently corresponded on scientific matters and persuaded the new society to publish the ‘letters’ he received — provided that a novel concept was accompanied by the evidence (the data) on which it depended. (...) - by Geoffrey Boulton, SciDevNet, February 18, 2014


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