Dr Barry Devlin, head of 9sight Consulting and one of the founders of the Data Warehousing industry is heading to New Zealand to speak at the Masters of Big Data conference this month.
He has been profiled by CIO magazine in advance of the conference in a two-part series on Big Data.

Article One:

The ethics of big data is an industry concern: Dr Barry Devlin

One the pioneers of Big Data research [Dr Barry Devlin] says: The ‘fast and furious’ collection of data spawns privacy and economic issues. "We cannot just put our heads in the sand like the scientists who tamed atomic energy but said something like, ‘We just invented the bomb but we did not use it'."

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