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Oxford professor and author Viktor Mayer-SchOnberger joins Economist data editor and commentator Kenneth Cukier to deliver insight into the hottest trend in technology. “Big data” makes it possible to instantly analyze and draw conclusions from vast stores of information, enabling revolutionary breakthroughs in business, health, politics and education. But big data also raises troubling social and privacy concerns sure to be a major talking point in the years ahead.
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ISBN: 9781470370428
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