Refreshments from 6 pm, Lecture starts at 7 pm
We hear more and more about the role of data in political campaigning, and how it is transforming democracy
How do new data-driven techniques work, and how much should we worry about them?
Broadcaster and author of Big data: Does Size Matter, Timandra Harkness unpacks the history, technology and philosophy of big data-driven democracy, and asks some awkward questions about where it’s taking us
with reported hundreds of hours of video uploaded to the YouTube servers every minute) or creation of large databases most, notably in biomedicine and astronomy, the growth in automated data analysis is unavoidable
Without the deployment of machine learning techniques, handling rapidly growing data volumes may not be possible