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NOTE:The following represents ten highlightsfrom the interview by @MoeAbdou,founder & host of 33voices®.Click to stream au...
KennethCukierData Editor of The Economist.From 2007 to 2012 he wasthe Japan business and fi-nance correspondent, andbefore...
33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierEverything we do has aninformational component to it.collect it, store it and analyze itand you...
33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.2Smart businesses are continually using Datato re-access their core competenciesand strength...
33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.3Big Data will not replacethe human element.rather, it will eliminatethe biases that we have...
33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.4The more data points you have,the more value you’ll gain;but only if you accept imperfectio...
33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.4The more data points you have,the more value you’ll gain;but only if you accept imperfectio...
33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.5Data’s true valueis like an iceberg in the ocean.its hidden value lies in all the waysthe s...
33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.6Handled responsibly,data enhances rational decision making –wielded unwisely,and it becomes...
33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.7Because much of data’s valueis in secondary uses,holding firms will have the ultimate respo...
33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.8Sometimes understandingthe correlation of somethingis more valuablethan knowing the underly...
33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.9Big Data is precise when predicting past behavior –but, its unlikely to predict an eventtha...
33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.10We’re revealing ourselves with every move& public surveillance is inescapable,But will any...
Really reflect...What was the last decision that you madethat was influenced by Data?Really reflect...
CONNECT WITH US!Tell us what you thinkChase@33voices.com
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A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think - Kenneth Cukier

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Kenneth Neil Cukier is the Data Editor of The Economist From 2007 to 2012 he was the Japan business and finance correspondent, and before that, the paper's global technology correspondent based in London, where his work focused on innovation, intellectual property and Internet governance. Previously, he was the technology editor of The Asian Wall Street Journal in Hong Kong and a regular commentator on CNBC Asia. Earlier still, he was the European Editor of Red Herring and worked at The International Herald Tribune in Paris. From 2002 to 2004 Mr. Cukier was a research fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, working on the Internet and international relations.

He is the author of Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think.

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A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think - Kenneth Cukier

  1. 1. @33voices33voices.com
  2. 2. NOTE:The following represents ten highlightsfrom the interview by @MoeAbdou,founder & host of 33voices®.Click to stream audio
  3. 3. KennethCukierData Editor of The Economist.From 2007 to 2012 he wasthe Japan business and fi-nance correspondent, andbefore that, the paper’s glob-al technology correspondent
  4. 4. 33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierEverything we do has aninformational component to it.collect it, store it and analyze itand you’ll discover new ways to create value.No.1
  5. 5. 33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.2Smart businesses are continually using Datato re-access their core competenciesand strengthen their competitive edge.do you know what you’re best in the world at?
  6. 6. 33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.3Big Data will not replacethe human element.rather, it will eliminatethe biases that we have as human beings.
  7. 7. 33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.4The more data points you have,the more value you’ll gain;but only if you accept imperfection.sometimes good enough is just good enough.
  8. 8. 33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.4The more data points you have,the more value you’ll gain;but only if you accept imperfection.sometimes good enough is just good enough.33voicesKenneth Cukier - Imperfect Data
  9. 9. 33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.5Data’s true valueis like an iceberg in the ocean.its hidden value lies in all the waysthe same data points can be re-usedto re-define the future.
  10. 10. 33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.6Handled responsibly,data enhances rational decision making –wielded unwisely,and it becomes a source of repression.Be mindful; it’s still just a tool.
  11. 11. 33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.7Because much of data’s valueis in secondary uses,holding firms will have the ultimate responsibilityof protecting your privacy.
  12. 12. 33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.8Sometimes understandingthe correlation of somethingis more valuablethan knowing the underlying causes.Knowing ‘what,’ not ‘why,’ is good enough.
  13. 13. 33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.9Big Data is precise when predicting past behavior –but, its unlikely to predict an eventthat has never happened before.(The Invisible Swan)
  14. 14. 33voices.com/Kenneth-CukierNo.10We’re revealing ourselves with every move& public surveillance is inescapable,But will anyone guard the guardian?
  15. 15. Really reflect...What was the last decision that you madethat was influenced by Data?Really reflect...
  16. 16. CONNECT WITH US!Tell us what you thinkChase@33voices.com

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