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How Will Big Data Make You Feel — Happy and Healthy or Bitter and Bothered?

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TechCrunch reported last week on a startup named Breezometer that is compiling air pollution data to give people a sense of what the air quality is like in their neighborhood. It takes freely available pollution data gathered by government agencies and aggregates it with location information and displays it in an app. As someone with occasionally troubled lungs, I love this idea.

At Re/Code last week, the co-chairs of the Future of Privacy Forum cited examples of how government agencies were using big data ?in the fight against discrimination and hate? by looking at everything from housing, minority health care, school suspensions, and police behavior

Source: www.forbes.com

On an equally serious note, Daniel Heimpel, publisher ofThe Chronicle Of Social Change, wrote recently on the topic ofpreventive analytics and child protection. In a detailed and insightful article, he talked about a new paradigm emerging “where big data can be crunched in…

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