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February 4, 2013

This is the nightmare world of Big Data,

where the moment-by-moment behavior of human beings — analog resources —

is tracked by sensors and engineered by central authorities to create optimal statistical outcomes. We might dismiss it as a warped science fiction fantasy if it weren’t also the utopian dream of the Max Levchins of the world. They have lots of money and they smell even more.... -- Max Levchin’s dream | ROUGH TYPE

Posted by gerardvanderleun at February 4, 2013 10:33 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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