“Big Data” Ethics

Big Data is changing the shape of business and our personal lives.  Everyday, whether we know it or not someone is doing data analysis on us.  Think about that. Some corporation is doing data analysis on you, possibly hundreds of times a day.  Should we be creeped out? Well of course, and perhaps not. Big (read more)

Aggregation Primer

What is Aggregation? Aggreation is taking various sources and combining them into a useable form. And Aggregation can be used for a variety of purposes.  Some traditional Aggregation type publications are encyclopedias and Readers Digest.  Readers Digest is a great example, because it takes already published articles and places them together in a new binding. (read more)