The big deal about “big data”—your guide to what the heck it actually means

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  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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  2. lotuseclat79

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    Philosophy of Big Data

    More Information: Presentation, Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb4oXFGxsM4, Paper (Pdf: 261.2 KB)

    -- Tom
     
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  4. mirimir

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    They call that "market segmentation" ;)

    And it's already being done. I've seen it personally, using some of my pseudonyms.
     
  5. Nebulus

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    Hmm, sometimes things might get the other way around: "One-to-one selling pits each seller against a far more knowledgeable and sophisticated individual." :)
     
  6. Minimalist

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    The dark side of big data
    http://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2016/04/dark-side-big-data/127338/
     
  7. Joxx

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    yeap, fortunately technology works to whoever uses it, that's why they're so keen on outlawing encryption,
    it's all about control; why is it so hard to explain that whatever reduces individual liberties is inherently nefarious?
     
  8. mirimir

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    It's not that it's hard to explain. It's just that control freaks disagree. They believe that liberty must be limited, in the interest of overall social welfare.
     
  9. deBoetie

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    Plus, they are the ones who define what social welfare is, building their huge empires in the process.
     
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    Right, that too.
     
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