Big Data’s Athletic Moment: Turning Sporting Arenas into Preferred Business Venues
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Big Data’s Athletic Moment: Turning Sporting Arenas into Preferred Business Venues

Tracey Wallace - June 24, 2014

Sports events are fun, bonding experiences at which you grab a cold one, some food to wash down and cheer on your favorite team, condemning every error…

10 Reasons People Cringe at Big Data, But Shouldn’t
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10 Reasons People Cringe at Big Data, But Shouldn’t

Tracey Wallace - June 20, 2014

We'll let you on a little secret: even we know that big data can be a pretty intangible concept. Terms like cloud computing, batch processing and Hadoop…

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Your Digital Doppelgänger or Why Third-Party Data Undermines Personal Agency

Tracey Wallace - June 19, 2014

The uncanny valley — a sociotechnological reality in which tech becomes so sophisticated that it mimics humanity to a confusing, often frightening, degree. This is the ledge…

Think You Can Escape Big Data? Think Again
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Think You Can Escape Big Data? Think Again

Tracey Wallace - June 17, 2014

Janet Vertesi's "How I Hid My Pregnancy from Big Data" story went viral on multiple media outlets in spring 2014. And for good reason. Janet Vertesi's "How…

When Privacy is Good Business
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Best Practices
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When Privacy is Good Business

Tracey Wallace - June 13, 2014

Big data can be scary. After all, its suggested implications seek to replace human foresight with predictive analyses given that humans simply cannot compute such massive amounts…

Data-Driven Journalism Will Save Democracy and Your Identity, Too
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Data-Driven Journalism Will Save Democracy and Your Identity, Too

Tracey Wallace - June 3, 2014

As it currently stands, big data is one seriously wild, wild west. It's implications are far reaching, but its implementations are quite slow. And even once the…

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Big Data Isn’t Just a Product of the Internet, It Is the “New Internet

Tracey Wallace - June 2, 2014

Mary Meeker, of Kleiner Perkins Claufield & Byers, released her annual "Internet Trends" report this week to the accolades of anyone who uses the web to make…

True Data-Driven Decision Making Requires Smart, Honest Data Collection Strategies
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Big Data
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True Data-Driven Decision Making Requires Smart, Honest Data Collection Strategies

Tracey Wallace - May 21, 2014

Data-driven decision making is getting a lot of recent press. As big data platforms gain more and more notoriety, the prospect to strategize based on predictive algorithms…

Does Data Mining Require a PhD? Probably Not, But The New York Times Hired One
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Does Data Mining Require a PhD? Probably Not, But The New York Times Hired One

Tracey Wallace - May 20, 2014

Data intelligence is the future of journalism — even a 162-year-old publication knows that — which is why when the New York Times hired a data scientist,…

Big Data is Revolutionizing How You Think, and That’s a Good Thing
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Big Data is Revolutionizing How You Think, and That’s a Good Thing

Tracey Wallace - May 16, 2014

Our grandchildren will know of the sins we committed — and they won't learn of them through our fabled stories or in a history book that shines…