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futuristgerd:

After finishing the project, Smolan became such a convert that he argues that “big data will have a bigger effect on humanity than the Internet” because knowing so much more about the world via data lets us anticipate and potentially solve problems. (via Big data gets its own book: ‘The Human Face of Big Data’ | Internet & Media - CNET News)

Posted at 12:51pm.

futuristgerd:

After finishing the project, Smolan became such a convert that he argues that “big data will have a bigger effect on humanity than the Internet” because knowing so much more about the world via data lets us anticipate and potentially solve problems. (via Big data gets its own book: ‘The Human Face of Big Data’ | Internet & Media - CNET News)
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    how will this affect psychohistory?? (yeah, i read Asimov at just the right age to imprint on it, HARD.)
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