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Data gets cool in Davos

Posted by Jack Duval

Jan 26, 2012 2:59:59 AM

The New York Times reports that data is the sexy theme of this years Davos World Economic Forum.  The World Economic Forum has also released a report called Big Data, Big Impact, about how big data can affect international development.

Money quote:  "Big data represents one of these seismic economic shifts that happens every 10 years," said Zach Bogue, co-founder of a stealth data investment fund called Data Collective.  "In some sense, this data has always existed, but until now the bandwidth, storage capability and computing power haven't existed to harness it."

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Topics: big data, Data Analysis, World Economic Forum, Zach Bogue, The New York Times, Davos, Data Collective

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