Quick guide to asking Cambridge Analytica for your data. Cambridge Analytica has finally responded (past deadline, after some threatening emails) to requests by individuals all over Europe and the United States for a copy of their data.
I give here some advice on how to go further, and offer a template for responding at the bottom. Cambridge Analytica’s response included specific instructions on payment and required identity proofs (copy/pastable version, if you need the bank account numbers): Inside Donald Trump’s Data Analytics Team on Election Night - WSJ. The Data That Turned the World Upside Down - Motherboard. Psychologist Michal Kosinski developed a method to analyze people in minute detail based on their Facebook activity.
Did a similar tool help propel Donald Trump to victory? Two reporters from Zurich-based Das Magazin (where an earlier version of this story appeared in December in German) went data-gathering. On November 9 at around 8.30 AM., Michal Kosinski woke up in the Hotel Sunnehus in Zurich. The 34-year-old researcher had come to give a lecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) about the dangers of Big Data and the digital revolution. Kosinski gives regular lectures on this topic all over the world. For a long time, Kosinski watched the Trump victory celebrations and the results coming in from each state. Of these three players—reflective Kosinski, carefully groomed Nix and grinning Trump—one of them enabled the digital revolution, one of them executed it and one of them benefited from it. The British data-crunchers who say they helped Donald Trump to win. The truth (sort of) about fake news. One Sunday at the end of last year, a 28-year-old man with a beard, a pistol and an AR-15 assault rifle walked into a Washington DC pizza restaurant called Comet Ping Pong looking for Hillary Clinton’s child sex slaves.
He didn’t find any. He spent 45 minutes there, also looking for secret tunnels, but he didn’t find any of those, either. His name was Edgar Maddison Welch, and he’d driven there from his home, which was 350 miles away in North Carolina. At one point he appears to have opened fire, either into the walls or the ceiling. Nobody was hurt. Want to read more? Register with a few details to continue reading this article. The myth that British data scientists won the election for Trump. Claims that social media data won the presidency are greatly exaggerated A piece of data science mythology has been floating around the internet for several weeks now.
It surfaced most recently in Vice, and it tells the story of a firm, Cambridge Analytica, that was supposedly instrumental in Donald Trump’s campaign. The story goes that by analysing marketing and social media data during the EU Referendum, data scientists were able to model the personalities of voters in unprecedented detail, helping the Leave campaign to an unlikely victory. Shortly after that, the firm was employed by the Trump campaign where, we are told, it contributed to another unlikely victory. Revealed: how US billionaire helped to back Brexit. The US billionaire who helped bankroll Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidency played a key role in the campaign for Britain to leave the EU, the Observer has learned.
It has emerged that Robert Mercer, a hedge-fund billionaire, who helped to finance the Trump campaign and who was revealed this weekend as one of the owners of the rightwing Breitbart News Network, is a long-time friend of Nigel Farage. He directed his data analytics firm to provide expert advice to the Leave campaign on how to target swing voters via Facebook – a donation of services that was not declared to the electoral commission. The Guardian view on big data: the danger is less democracy. The Observer’s discovery that a secretive firm apparently bankrolled by a rightwing billionaire was at work in the Brexit referendum to sway voters selected on the basis of their Facebook profiles highlights the way in which the erosion of privacy can lead to an erosion of democracy – and will inevitably do so without firm, clear, principled action by governments and courts.
The same firm, Cambridge Analytica, has also been credited with helping the Trump campaign in a similar way, although this is disputed by some observers. Big Data : données personnelles. Les Big Data sont au cœur de projets complexes qui dépassent la seule data science, qui n’est que l’outil technique de sa mise en oeuvre.
Ces projets, qui irriguent toute l’entreprise, de la base au sommet, dans toutes ses fonctions, dans tous ses métiers, sont confrontés en premier lieu à un droit pensé au vingtième siècle et qui, en l’état, est mal outillé, voire inadapté pour les appréhender. Big Data and Social Analytics certificate course. Earn an MIT certificate in the fundamental theory and analysis of big data to better understand and predict human networks and behaviours in social structures.
“Understanding these human-machine systems is what's going to make our future social systems stable and safe. We are getting beyond complexity, data science and web science, because we are including people as a key part of these systems. That's the promise of Big Data, to really understand the systems that make our technological society. As you begin to understand them, then you can build systems that are better.” Founding faculty director of MIT Connection Science; Course Instructor. L’impact des Big Data et de l’analytique sur les entreprises en 2016. Laurent Bride, CTO de Talend, spécialiste des logiciels d’intégration des Big Data, estime que l’analyse en temps réel des Big Data occupera une place centrale dans l’entreprise.
Elle en sera même réorganisée. Les mégadonnées, un moyen de vous démarquer. Par Julie Sobowale Automne 2014 Illustration par Thomas Dannenberg Comment vous distinguez-vous de la concurrence?
Et si vous pouviez démontrer à vos clients comment votre taux de réussite devant les tribunaux est supérieur à celui d’autres cabinets? Big Data Is Here - How Can Law Firms Benefit? - Aderant News.