In this groundbreaking and fascinating Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think book, two of the world's most-respected data experts reveal the reality of a big data world and outline clear and actionable steps that will equip the reader with the tools needed for this next phase of human evolution.
The age of big data provides us with invaluable insights allowing us benefits such as tracking vital signs to foresee deadly infections, predicting building fires and anticipating the best moment to buy a plane ticket. But there is a dark side to big data. Will it be machines, rather than people, that make the decisions? What will happen to privacy? Will individuals be punished for acts they have yet to commit?
- 256 pages
- Authors: Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, Kenneth Cukier
- Measures 13.1 cm x 19.7 cm x 1.7 cm
- ISBN 9781848547926