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Should We Be Thinking of Data as the New Oil?

PRIVACY COMMUNITY

July 22, 2013

Big Data is driving the information economy, giving it the increasingly common moniker of "the new oil.” For data artist Jer Thorpe, such a comparison may not be such a good thing. Thorpe was among several artists who presented new ways of visualizing data at the IAPP’s “un-conference,” Navigate. This Privacy Perspectives post, which includes video of his presentation, explores Thorpe’s call for changing the conversation around data.
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