RAW DATA IS AN OXYMORON

RAW DATA IS AN OXYMORON (edited by Gitelman, 2013)

“We live in the era of Big Data, with storage and transmission capacity measured not just in terabytes but in petabytes (where peta denotes a quadrillion, or a thousand trillion). Data collection is constant and even insidious, with every click and every “like” stored somewhere for something. This book reminds us that data is anything but “raw,” that we shouldn’t think of data as a natural resource but as a cultural one that needs to be generated, protected, and interpreted”

http://www.amazon.com/Raw-Data-Is-Oxymoron-Infrastructures/dp/0262518287

About Cosimo Accoto

Visiting Scientist at MIT (Boston). Formerly, Partner and VP Innovation at OpenKnowledge http://www.open-knowledge.it/en/ | Books author and coauthor (recently published "Social Mobile Marketing", Egea 2014, 2e) | Digital theorist and international researcher | Analytics industry speaker | @cosimoaccoto | http://www.linkedin.com/in/cosimoaccoto | cosimo.accoto@open-knowledge.it |

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