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The data revolution : big data, open data, data infrastructures & their consequences

Author: Rob Kitchin
Publisher: Los Angeles, California : SAGE Publications, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Traditionally, data has been a scarce commodity which, given its value, has been either jealously guarded or expensively traded. In recent years, technological developments and political lobbying have turned this position on its head. Data now flow as a deep and wide torrent, are low in cost and supported by robust infrastructures, and are increasingly open and accessible. A data revolution is underway, one that is  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Kitchin
ISBN: 1446287475 9781446287477 1446287483 9781446287484
OCLC Number: 871211376
Description: xvii, 222 pages : illustrations, charts ; 24 cm
Contents: Conceptualising data --
Small data, data infrastructures and data brokers --
Open and linked data --
Big data --
Enablers and sources of big data --
Data analytics --
The governmental and business rationale for big data --
The reframing of science, social science and humanities research --
Technical and organisational issues --
Ethical, political, social and legal concerns --
Making sense of the data revolution.
Responsibility: Rob Kitchin.

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