Tuesday 19th June, 2012
9:45am to 10:30am
In 2011 it was estimated that 1.8 zettabytes of data was created, enough to
fill 57 billion 32Gig iPads, and estimates that data production would double every
two years (see the Digital Universe study at http://www.emc.com/digital_universe). The availability of data opens new opportunities to provide information, intelligence and insight into every aspect of institutional life.
In this talk Tony Hirst and Martin Hawksey will a taster of some of the tools
and techniques used to explore and communicate some of this data. The talk will
also touch upon the ethics and benefits when using these techniques.
OU lecturer, mashup artist; Isle of WIght resident and #f1datajunkie bio from Twitter
Innovation & Technology. Interested in EdTech, Mashups, Google Apps Script, Social Networks, Data Mining/Wrangling, cMOOCs, Open Education, DDJ, SEO ... bio from Twitter
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