Social Science

On minorities and outliers: The case for making Big Data small – Brooke Foucault Welles

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In this essay, I make the case for choosing to examine small subsets of Big Data datasets—making big data small. Big Data allows us to produce summaries of human behavior at a scale never before possible. But in the push to produce these summaries, we risk losing sight of a secondary but equally important advantage of Big Data—the plentiful representation …

Business Ethics, Business Schools, and the World of Work – University of Leeds

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I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking at a conference on Business Ethics, Business Schools, and the World of Work, at the University of Leeds. The Conference is Wednesday 2nd – Thursday 3rd April 2014, at the Leeds University Business School. It is organised by the Business School and the Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre. Topics include:  What are …