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Big Data, Big Problems

Big Data, Big Problems

By Victor Porcelli, Staff Writer

April 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Big Data is proving to be a threat to our democracy, but it also has the power to be a force for good.

School of Medicine introduces big data training

School of Medicine introduces big data training

By Greta Chevance, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The School of Medicine's new "big data" program encourages medical students to analyze all the available data at their fingertips.

Adam’s Angle: Big data should supplement traditional data collection

Adam’s Angle: Big data should supplement traditional data collection

March 27, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

When it comes to data, big does not always mean better. Businesses, agencies and websites have become obsessed with the excessive collection of information in this age of big data, even though their efforts do not always yield functional results. A recent scientific article aptly used the term “big data h...

University receives grant for large data research in sciences

University receives grant for large data research in sciences

November 25, 2013


Filed under News

NYU, University of California, Berkley and University of Washington have been awarded $37.8 million to support data-intensive research for the next five years. The Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awarded professors at these three universities a five-year grant to...