As more data breaches and unlawful data collections hit the news, it's no wonder people are reluctant to share their personal data.
Do you know where all your data is stored? Is the future sharing datasets through an open infrastructure? 🔍 Can sharing data improve healthcare? Or even cure cancer? 💭 What can people do better than machines? Has this changed since 1951? 🤖
A carefully curated summary of the top data-related news from the week:
Companies and government sectors collect more and more big data everyday, but is it even being used? 🤔 This 'dark' data can easily be forgotten about, which poses security risks to potentially sensitive information and costs businesses money. 💰
Big data can improve healthcare - by joining data. 🏥 INTRIGUING idea - creating new resources for doctors, using social data to identify health issues, identifying high-risk patients for proactive help, ensuring cohesive patient records and streamlining hospital administrations.
Can big data also cure cancer? Lengthy but WORTHWHILE read - highlights they importance of health data being shared in order to make medical advancements, rather than being hoarded for individual corporate profits. 💼
A wireless data centre for sustainable computing 🔌🚫 - a green alternative to moving data centres to Scandinavia? ❄
Give a 3D printer artificial intelligence, and watch what you'll get. 👍 The shown structure would cost $31,000 to build using traditional methods - but only $185 using an AI 3D printer - could this revolutionise the construction industry?
Gartner warns: DNA testing for jobs may be on its way(!). ☠ "Businesses, using this understanding about how some characteristics are genetically determined, may develop new interview methodologies and testing to help identify candidates predisposed to the traits they desire, such as leadership."