Uncategorized
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Response to German privacy fears

StephenBaker2 - January 25, 2011

A German journalist recently sent me a few questions about data privacy for an article he's writing. (more…)

CRM
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Identity Mixer: better online identity management?

StephenBaker2 - January 11, 2011

Last August I wrote about the (Still Coming) Privacy Boom. I was frustrated while reporting that companies weren't coming up with enough new technologies and services for…

SmartData Collective Exclusive
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How far along are we on the path to analytics?

StephenBaker2 - November 22, 2010

For readers of this blog, it's certainly no secret: Data-crunching analytics is a raging trend in business. Companies are racing to capture and distill every data morcel…

Inside Companies
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How HP finds Sweet Spot customers in its data trove

StephenBaker2 - November 11, 2010

Do you have an Hewlett-Packard printer, maybe a few HP laptops and PCs spread around the home or office? If so, you may exist in HP's records…

Uncategorized
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How generous will you be with genomic data?

StephenBaker2 - October 15, 2010

In the coming years, we'll in inundated with data about our bodies. In The Numerati, I followed Intel's efforts to create data streams describing the lives of…

SmartData Collective Exclusive
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Wolfram/Alpha and the future of search

StephenBaker2 - September 27, 2010

The New York Times article on the arm of my chair is about the plight of poor workers in South Africa. With a few key words, Google…

SmartData Collective Exclusive
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The (still) coming privacy boom

StephenBaker2 - August 10, 2010

A year ago, at a cover meeting at BusinessWeek, I proposed a big story: The Privacy Pay-off. The idea was that tracking and other data surveillance would…

SmartData Collective Exclusive
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We will be monitored, step by step, meal by meal

StephenBaker2 - July 29, 2010

In the future, as I see it, each one of us will be monitored by dozens of machines. They'll keep an eye on our heart patterns, our…

Data Mining
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LinkedIn mines data for future job paths

StephenBaker2 - June 24, 2010

Let's say you're a 26-year-old accountant. You're wondering about your future, and it's easy to see the three most common paths. You climb up in an accounting…

SmartData Collective Exclusive
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How will publishers (and authors) adapt to the data economy?

StephenBaker2 - May 28, 2010

Ten years ago, we were living in a beautiful apartment in Paris and sending our kids to private school there. This was all subsidized by generous ex-pat…