Too much data? @timeshighered

In the information age, there’s increasing amounts of data availabe:

Could society be placing too much reliance on the quantity of information at its disposal when it should be equally focused on its accuracy?

subject of a conference on 5th November

The Big Data event at the British Academy, due to take place on 5 November, will assemble academic researchers and statisticians to discuss how best to use the increasingly accessible sets of public data on anything from education to road safety.

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