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Will Our Data Be Used Against Us In The Future?
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How many of you have watched the movie Fight Club?  If you haven’t, I strongly recommend you do.  It’s a movie worth watching, replete with violence, ennui, and a lament for the narcissistic failings of the baby boomers.  Anyways, there’s a scene in the beginning of the movie where Edward

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The Week In Big Data - 19Th Of May, 2014
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This has been a big week for Big Data. We’ve learned how it saves the lives of blood cancer victims, wins elections, rescues internationally renowned companies, and makes fast food even faster. It’s no surprise that it was named the most influential technology for the future. TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES The First Prime Minister

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John Staunton - Co-Founder &Amp; Ceo Buzzoek
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John Staunton is an entrepreneur currently based out of Amsterdam. His focus is in the areas of Near Field Communications (NFC), customer loyalty, customer analytics & business intelligence within the customer-facing services and retail industries. He holds an undergraduate degree in Electronic Engineering, a Masters in Spacecraft Technology and Satellite

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Miguel Arias – Coo, Cartodb/Vizzuality
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Miguel Arias is tech entrepreneur and investor. Founder of IMASTE & Multivent. IMASTE is the European leading specialist in virtual events, fairs and trade shows. On June 2012, IMASTE has been acquired by ON24 Inc, the global leading platform for virtual corporate communications, based in Silicon Valley.  He is advisor in Vizzuality and

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Martin Spindler- Founder Of The Internet Of People
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Martin Spindler is a consultant and thought leader on the Internet of Things and the Future of Energy. He is the founder of the Internet of People, a global consultancy network which offers services aiming to make sense of the rapidly shifting environment of increased connectivity and ubiquitous digitisation. He

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Nicolas Silvy – Salesforce.com
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Nicolas has previously worked for Salesforce.com in Dublin and with Goldman Sachs International in London, and has written for Dataconomy and VentureBeat. Currently based in Paris, Nicolas is an avid fan of technology and Big Data. See all of Nicolas Silvy’s posts here.

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Chris Pearson - Partner At Big Cloud
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Chris Pearson is a partner at Big Cloud. Big Cloud is a talent search firm focusing on all things Big Data. In his debut article with us, Chris talks about the science behind finding the right Data Scientist. See all of Chris Pearson’s posts here.

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Dr. Melanie Müller – Data Scientist At Harvard
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Melanie is a postdoc at Harvard University, where she is creating and munching data from biological experiments. Most of the time she she is trying to figure out what yeast cells have done while growing on a Petri dish. It turns out that automated data analysis with Matlab and Python

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Entering A New Era Of Technology: At&Amp;T Innovation Showcase
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Last Friday saw AT&T presenting new prototypes and discussing the future of technology at their Innovation Showcase in New York. Among the prototypes displayed were GPS sensors for luggage, software for streamlining equipment management in businesses and accessible data visualisation software than can be run from a laptop or tablet.

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How Big Data Will Change Our Lives And Our Understanding Of Them
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The use of socially generated “big data” from our daily activities has become a new technique to understand and predict our collective behaviours. Big data techniques have multifarious applications — for example predicting flu outbreaks based on the volume of tweets mentioning flu-related keywords, understanding the patterns of human mobility

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