Is digital connectivity threatening your privacy?
Changes to online behaviour and the law are needed to ensure we reap the benefits of technological innovation without threatening our privacy.
Asking the right questions of big data in education
Universities have seized on big data to count every click their students make in learning management systems, but the focus needs to be on improving learning.
Big Data projects big things for White Night
Using algorithms to analyse large amounts of social media data can tell us a great deal about how visitors experience White Night.
How tacit collusion makes consumers pay
A first of its kind study that analysed over 1.7 million prices has provided empirical evidence of how tacit collusion worked in the Perth petrol market.
Making big sense of big data: The quest to improve human reasoning
US intelligence is investing millions of dollars in a global research effort to boost analytical thinking by unlocking the reason in crowds
Crime and privacy in open data
Testing the strength of methods used for protecting privacy in open data is critical, and criminalising it will only endanger privacy.
Making Big Data deliver
Australia’s AURIN platform is a unique computing resource tmaking sense of the masses of data researchers are increasingly dealing with to solve problems.
Saving lives by counting deaths
Professor Alan Lopez says big data can revolutionise global health policy as more people die from non-communicable diseases than infectious diseases.
Cleaner safe air needs you!
Citizen scientists wearing air monitors are key to a big data project aimed at identifying where the bad air is in our cities and driving policy change.
Understanding the maths is crucial for protecting privacy
Researchers have decrypted the service provider ID numbers in a 10% sample of the Medicare Benefits Schedule, raising serious implications around privacy.