26 February, 2013
Big Data’s Value Lies In Self-Regulation
It’s good that big data is so vast and mysterious. It’s good that the sheer volume of information that’s part of the big data landscape is almost impossible to comprehend. It’s good that, according to a recent Gartner poll, big data is falling into the trough of disillusionment.
All these things are good because big data wants you to forget it exists. Look the other way as algorithms begin writing themselves without human input, codifying the biases of original programmers with technologies that will soon surpass human sentience.