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Researchers Forming Big Data Ethics Council

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat reports, “Big data isn’t just something for tech companies to talk about. Researchers and academics are forming a council to analyze the hot technology category from legal, ethical, and political angles. The researchers decided to create the council in response to a request from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for ‘innovation projects’…

Berkeley Team Takes on Big Data with $10M Grant


by Angela Guess A team of professors and researchers at the University of California, Berkeley has been awarded $10 million by the National Science Foundation to research Big Data solutions, Jeanne Carstensen reports. Carstensen writes, “The sheer size of [Big Data] combined with its complexity has threatened to overwhelm just about everybody, including the scientists…