David Sousa-Rodrigues Collection
Big data: big data or big brother? that is the question now.
by Jeffrey Johnson, Peter Denning, Kemal A. Delic, David Sousa-Rodrigues
This ACM Ubiquity Symposium presented some of the current thinking about big data developments across four topical dimensions: social, technological, application, and educational. While 10 articles can hardly touch the expanse of the field, we have sought to cover the most important issues and provide useful insights for the curious reader. More than two dozen authors from academia and industry provided shared their points of view, their current focus of interest and their outlines of future research. Big digital data has changed and will change the world in many ways. It will bring some big benefits in the future, but combined with big AI and big IoT devices creates several big challenges. These must be carefully addressed and properly resolved for the future benefit of humanity....
Big Data, Digitization, and Social Change: Big Data (Ubiquity symposium)
by Jeffrey Johnson, Peter Denning, David Sousa-Rodrigues, Kemal A. Delic
We use the term "big data" with the understanding that the real game changer is the connection and digitization of everything. Every portfolio is affected: finance, transport, housing, food, environment, industry, health, welfare, defense, education, science, and more. The authors in this symposium will focus on a few of these areas to exemplify the main ideas and issues....