Tag Archives: Big Data

GovLab Editorial Meeting Links, 7/17/13

1. All Eyes On The Sharing Economy “Collaborative consumption: Technology makes it easier for people to rent items to each other. But as it grows, the ‘sharing economy’ is hitting roadblocks” 2.  Connecting the Dots, Missing the Story “With Big Data, the government doesn’t need to know the ‘why’ behind anything.” 3. I’ve Seen the Worst Memes of […]

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The past, present and future of a data-driven and socially networked world

A few pointers to the past, present and future of a data-driven and socially networked world…from today’s New York Times Sunday Review: The Past: Tom Standage on Social Networking in the 1600s and the lessons we can learn for current debates: “SOCIAL networks stand accused of being enemies of productivity. According to one popular (if […]

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