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Strata Week: The social graph that isn’t

Strata Week: The social graph that isn’t

Pinboard founder questions the social graph, Cloudera and Kaggle raise money for big data.

In this week's data news, Pinboard founder Maciej Ceglowski challenges the notion of a "social graph," Cloudera and Kaggle raise money for big data, and the Supreme Court looks at GPS and privacy issues.

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Cooking the data

Cooking the data

In a world of full disclosure, cooking the data is the new cooking the books.

Open data and transparency aren't enough: we need True Data, not Big Data, as well as regulators and lawmakers willing to act on it.

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Strata Week: Overcharging algorithms

Strata Week: Overcharging algorithms

Algorithms go awry on Amazon, the future of Hadoop at Yahoo, and the Supreme Court mulls data mining

In this Strata Week: Algorithm pricing on Amazon pushes the price of a biology book to astronomical levels, Yahoo weighs the future of Hadoop, and the Supreme Court hears arguments about a Vermont law restricting the data mining of prescription records.

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