Category Archives: Big Data

Paying to stop the pandemic

The Economist – The struggle to save lives and the economy is likely to present agonizing choices. Planet Earth is shutting down. In the struggle to get a grip on covid-19, one country after another is demanding that its citizens … Continue reading

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The Top 20 Reasons Startups Fail

Research Briefs from CB Insights – From lack of product-market fit to disharmony on the team, we break down the top 20 reasons for startup failure by analyzing 101 startup failure post-mortems. Continue…

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Big Data isn’t the bad guy! Facing up to cybersecurity in healthcare

Sarah Jayne Gratton in GrattonGirl – Our medical data is perhaps the most precious personal commodity we have, so how do we keep data secure in the new era of healthcare technology?  Continue…

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What the data says about gun deaths in the USA

John Gramlich of Pew Research – The recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio – along with a spate of shootings in Chicago – have brought renewed attention to deadly gun violence in the United States. – … Continue reading

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Defining generations: Where Millennials end and Generation Z begins

Michael Dimock of Pew Research – Pew Research Center has been studying the Millennial generation for more than a decade. But by 2018, it became clear to us that it was time to determine a cutoff point between Millennials and … Continue reading

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