Category Archives: Social Impact

Remembrance of Technology Past in 2030

Source: @ValaAfshar

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6 Bad Digital Habits and How to Overcome Them (Infographic)

Source: Digital Information World

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How People Ignored Each Other Before Smartphones

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The Ethics of Big Data (Infographic)

Source: Umbel

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Big Data Is Neither An Atomic Bomb Nor A Holy Grail

Albert-László Barabási, a physicist and well-known expert in network analysis, published last week an op-ed calling for his fellow scientists to spearhead “the ethical use of big data.” Barabási accuses the NSA of breaking “the traditional model governing the bond between science … Continue reading

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Big Data Observations: The Datasexual

“The datasexual looks a lot like you and me, but what’s different is their preoccupation with personal data. They are relentlessly digital, they obsessively record everything about their personal lives, and they think that data is sexy. In fact, the bigger … Continue reading

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From the Great Minds Think Alike Files: On Big Data Effectiveness

“More data does not necessarily mean better information… Of course, we need organizations like the CIA, the NSA, the NRO and all the rest. Intelligence is a vital component of national security, and can be invaluable in both wartime and peacetime. … Continue reading

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