The Economist’s Data Editor: Big data may be too hyped, but here’s how it will change the world

The Economist’s Data Editor: Big data may be too hyped, but here’s how it will change the ...

Is there too much hype around ‘big data’? Kenneth Cukier thinks so, and yet he remains passionate about what we can achieve with it.

Cukier is the Data Editor at The Economist and co-author of the book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. At The Next Web Conference Europe 2013, he gave a keynote talk detailing just how much impact ever-growing big data sets will have on the world. Grab a coffee, sit back and watch


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