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The human face of big data

Author: Rick Smolan; Jennifer Erwitt
Publisher: Sausalito, Calif. : Against All Odds Productions, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors invited more than 100 journalists worldwide to use photographs, charts and essays to explore the world of big data and its growing influence on our lives and society.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Smolan; Jennifer Erwitt
ISBN: 1454908270 9781454908272
OCLC Number: 809911403
Description: 223 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, charts ; 37 cm
Contents: Reflections in a digital mirror / essay by Juan Enriquez --
Our data, ourselves / essays by Kate Greene and A.J. Jacobs --
Dark data / essays by Marc Goodman and Susan Karlin --
Pulse of the planet / essay by Esther Dyson --
How crowdsourcing is changing science / essay by Gareth Cook --
A demograph of one / essay by Michael S. Malone --
The art of data / essay by Aaron Koblin --
Data driven / essay by Jonathan Harris.
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In a gripping series of graphs, charts, and essays, the authors capture the meaning of the digital revolution. --"Entertainment Weekly """ an enormous volume that chronicles, through a splash of Read more...

 
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