Stephen E. Arnold: Big Data + Smart Software = Disruption

Big Data and Smart Software: A Volatile Mixture? For several years big data and artificial intelligence have been running on parallel tracks. Once in a while they cross over, but mostly they kept independent of one another. But that is poised to change, as we saw from a recent press release from Lucidworks, “Lucidworks Launches …

William Binney: Big Data Analysis

Big Data Analysis As published in European Data Protection Law Review, Vol 3 (2017), pp. 13-15. My experience in working with Big Data over the last 40 plus years involves data produced by communications or transactions between people, not machines talking to other machines or themselves, or machines taking measurements.

William Binney: The Way Ahead in Big Data Exploitation — Lawful Electronic Surveillance

THE WAY AHEAD IN BIG DATA EXPLOITATION: LAWFUL ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE When contemplating next steps in the discussion about the collection and monitoring of electronic data (both content and metadata), we are obligated to look to two areas of knowledge for guidance – the law and technology. How can these two areas come together to provide …