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The Risks and Opportunities of Big Data: Video available

BY The Policy Observatory

Video from The Policy Observatory’s August 3rd panel discussion on Big Data is now available: watch the whole session, or watch extracts.

Chaired by business journalist Rod Oram, the panel featured:

  • Professor Rhema Vaithianathan of the Centre for Social Data Analytics at Auckland University of Technology, which is pioneering research into predictive analytics;
  • Professor Tahu Kukutai of the National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis, who recently co-edited the first ever book on indigenous data sovereignty;
  • David Leach, CEO of Qrious, a data analytics firm backed by Spark; and
  • Keith Ng, an independent data journalist and data visualisations expert.