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The Promise and Peril of Big Data

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The Promise and Peril of Big Data
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Publisher: The Aspen Institute
ISBN/ASIN: 0898435161
Number of pages: 66

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The Promise and Peril of Big Data explores the implications of inferential technologies used to analyze massive amounts of data and the ways in which these techniques can positively affect business, medicine, and government.

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