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 Proceedings of the ACM 14th international workshop on Data Warehousing and OLAP. ACM, 2011. Proceedings of the ACM 14th international workshop on Data Warehousing and OLAP. ACM, 2011.
  
-**Ethics of big data:**+**Ethics of big data**
  
 Big data features numerous ethical problems: Big data features numerous ethical problems:
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 Predictions based on big data. For an example big data could make it possible to detect potential criminals even before they commit crimes. However it is worth to notice that big data predictions are based in correlation and in direct evidence. No prediction is ever completely accurate. Also basic human rights protect individuals from prosecution before they have done anything from. These kind of predictive methods should be utilized extremely carefully and actions based on these predictions should be only guiding.  ​ Predictions based on big data. For an example big data could make it possible to detect potential criminals even before they commit crimes. However it is worth to notice that big data predictions are based in correlation and in direct evidence. No prediction is ever completely accurate. Also basic human rights protect individuals from prosecution before they have done anything from. These kind of predictive methods should be utilized extremely carefully and actions based on these predictions should be only guiding.  ​
  
 +**Four exam questions**
  
 +**1.** Critical thinking: What are the key aspects to take into account when considering credibility of an argument? ​
  
 +Question is in the essence of critical thinking. It summarizes the most important aspects of the online course. This is also something every student should be able to answer. ​
  
 +**2.** In your opinion why are big data and open data such a significant concepts?  ​
  
 +Makes student to review the essential aspects of both concepts.
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 +**3.** What kind of Privacy solutions are there for big data and open data? 
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 +A really important question without perfect answer. Books provide solutions. Checks if student has read the books. Because answers are spread throughout the pages. Also requires creative thinking. Combined since the concepts overlap. ​
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 +**4.** ​ Give an example of a scenario where open data could be used for profit. ​ Also describe how profit would be generated.  ​
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 +The open data book was largely centered around real world business examples. The practical side is at least as important as more theoretical parts. ​
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 +**Files:**
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 +{{:​courses:​ct60a7000:​spring2015:​critical_thinking_statement_heiniluoto.pdf|}} (For some reason link is not working, statement of accomplishment can be accessed via media manager.)
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 +{{:​courses:​ct60a7000:​spring2015:​opendata_chapter11.pdf|}}