With big data, some ancient civilizations might have been able to identify and address problems and avoid their collapse.
Ali H. Mokdad argues that we're not collecting enough data on adolescent health.
Data-driven decision-making could overwhelm innovation, argue Carlo Ratti and Dirk Helbing.
We must begin to think through practical solutions that improve data collection and encourage its sharing so that we can make targeted, educated policy and programme decisions across all ...
These vizualizations attempt to 'quantify the self'.
The unrestricted flow of digital information between countries, companies and citizens is increasingly recognized as a critical driver of economic growth and innovation.
Poor Americans are significantly more likely to suffer from a range of diseases than their compatriots earning over $100,000. Klaus Koenigshausen has a plan for changing this health inequ...
Less than 5% of venture capital firms are led by women. A data-driven approach could change that.
Four ethical principles for companies to follow in the age of the algorithm.
Goldman Sachs' economic research team circulated a note over the weekend predicting the results of the UEFA European Championship
As the June 23 referendum approaches, the polling industry still has big questions to resolve.
Lessons from Ghana on how to collect universal health data.
Big data analytics can deliver massive value, but too often companies let technology guide their efforts. Instead, decisions must be based on business priorities.
Facebook and Microsoft are teaming up transfer more data more quickly between the US and Europe.
Just as you got used to storing data 'in the cloud' along comes the idea that it should be buried at sea