Category Archives: Data

Redditors Crowdsource Boston Marathon Terrorism Investigation | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Redditors Crowdsource Boston Marathon Terrorism Investigation | Fast Company | Business + Innovation. Advertisements

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Moving People From Welfare To Disability Rolls Is A Profitable, Full-Time Job : NPR

Big Data in action.  Private Company scrolls through welfare data to see if recipients qualify for disability, Moving People From Welfare To Disability Rolls Is A Profitable, Full-Time Job : NPR.

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Week 9: Library 2.0

This week’s discussion is focused on Web 2.0 and how it affects libraries.  Of particular interest this week was the folksonomies created by tagging.  One cannot go anywhere on the internet without seeing tagged content.  I add tags to this … Continue reading

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‘Big Data’ : NPR

All kinds of correlations can be found between anything if you have enough data to crunch. This is pretty crazy. Author Interview: Kenneth Cukier, Co-Author Of ‘Big Data’ : NPR.

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