Español The UN High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Millennium Development Agenda concluded that we need a data revolution to achieve newly established urgent development goals such as eradicating poverty. The impact of big data for development can be major and we need to be aware of its new opportunities. Here are some examples that illustrate how big data can improve … [Read more...] about 10+ ways big data can improve people’s lives
As its name indicates, Big Data are large volumes of data that are collected periodically and that, due to their complexity, cannot be digested by traditional data analysis programs. Let's think, for example, of real-time traffic monitoring systems like Waze, that's an example of Big Data.
This tag brings together all the articles written in Abierto al Público on Big Data, including how to take advantage of its analysis, its ethical issues and how we can use it for the benefit of social and economic development.