SchwartzReport: US Infrastructure Sucks & Rise of Democratic Big Data

03 Economy, Data

schwartz reportOur spending practices, as a country, are completely upside down. We spend endless billions on war instead of what it will take to keep the U.S. functioning as a country, as this report makes clear. Think about what is being said here, just in reference to your own area.

Our Infrastructure Isn’t Ready for Climate Change
ED MAURER and EUGENE CORDERO – Market Watch

This is an excellent essay on the power of data. Big data. It describes the first stages of the emerging Metaview Trend, which is going to change our lives. And has the potential to recreate democracy in an electronic age.

The Rise of Big Data
KENNETH NEIL CUKIER and VIKTOR MAYER-SCHOENBERGER, Data Editor of The Economist and Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at the Oxford U. – Foreign Affairs