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courses:ct60a7000:spring2015:1:koponenkalle [2015/05/03 18:26]
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 ====== Ethics of big data ====== ====== Ethics of big data ======
  
-Big data can be great asset but it also puts huge responsibility both on data users/​collectors and customers. How can you be sure your data is not misused by data users? Basically the data holders ​can really ​do anything with the data they gather. ​+Big data can be great asset but it also puts huge responsibility both on data users/​collectors and customers. How can you be sure your data is not misused by data users? Basically the data holders ​are able to do anything with the data they gather. ​
  
 The more the technology advances the less privacy people will have. This emphasizes the responsibility of common human being. You should not spread you personal information like crazy since you can’t possibly know what’s someone is going to do with it. The more the technology advances the less privacy people will have. This emphasizes the responsibility of common human being. You should not spread you personal information like crazy since you can’t possibly know what’s someone is going to do with it.
  
-Can you just trust that data holders will do what is ethically right? Of course not. People have different opinion of ethics. Someone might realize that one is approaching the grey area and someone else might think it’s completely normal. ​ And finally someone might not even care. In the end it’s impossible to control what the data holders will do with the data. There will always be someone who benefits from the data and it willing to see some effort getting it+Can you just trust that data holders will do what is ethically right? Of course not. People have different opinion of ethics. Someone might realize that one is approaching the grey area and someone else might think it’s completely normal. ​ And finally someone might not even care. It's really difficult to define ethics in general. In the end it’s impossible to control what the data holders will do with the data. There will always be someone who benefits from the data and is willing to see some effort getting it and that's the price we have to pay. 
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 +====== Exam questions ====== 
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 +How can companies use big data when creating killer apps? 
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 +- A student needs to understand both books and compare them since big data is only covered little bit in killer apps book. 
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 +What kind of values do big data have? 
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 +- A student needs to understand that big data has multiple types of value, like reuse of data etc. 
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 +Explain how correlation and causation are linked to big data and why 
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 +- A bit more specific questions but makes sure that a student understands what big data actually brings to the table 
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 +Privacy and big data  
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 +- Important topic since the usage of big data will grow in the future and this raises concerns about privacy. 
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 +====== Ideas for the course ====== 
 +{{:​courses:​ct60a7000:​spring2015:​1:​kalle_koponen_ideas_for_the_course.pdf|}}