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Overwhelmed by Information Overload? Struggling with Information Superabundance? Disoriented by the Data Deluge? How to Make the Big Shift in the Era of Big Data

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. (Pablo Picasso) Make Just one Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions (Right Question Institute 2011) Scalable learning also takes into account how knowledge has moved onto networks. In his … Continue reading

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Hot hands, cold data or: What Ray Allen tells us about ‘data-ism’

David Brooks, in his Times column today, looks at the rise of “data-ism” — the rapidly spreading belief “that everything that can be measured should be measured; that data is a transparent and reliable lens that allows us to filter … Continue reading

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