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Big data is about empowering people

People frequently express their concerns about technology overtaking humanity. It’s a common theme of our age: will the machines replace people?

This is often a fear around big data analytics. If instinct is a distinguishing value of living creatures, then surely handing that over to digital technology is a bad thing. But saying so betrays a misunderstanding of what big data actually brings to the conversation.

Source: itweb.co.za
Author: James Francis

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