Mark Freeman

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Adjusting to a World Where No Data Is Secure

If government and corporations cannot safeguard their digital files, then they should regularly purge sensitive information.<p>Imagine a piece of information that would be useful to store digitally <i>if it could be kept secure</i>, but that would do more harm than good if it ever fell into the wrong hands. …

5 Easy Theses

There’s so much talk about innovation these days that it’s become a buzzword, drained of clear meaning. So when writing a book about the Digital Revolution, I decided to focus on some specific examples of how innovation actually happened in the real world. How did the most imaginative innovators of …

Developing Digital Literacy Through Content Curation

With the amount of content that is shared on the Internet every minute, it’s no surprise that many people feel overwhelmed by the quantity of …

I Review 6 Digital Preservation Models So You Don’t Have To

When digging through the ol’ desktop/hard-drive/thumb-drives/external-drives/google-drive/dropbox/evernote/oh-god-please-help-me recently I came …

10 Kinds of Stories to Tell with Data

For almost a decade I have heard that good quantitative analysts can “tell a story with data.” Narrative is—along with visual analytics—an important way to communicate analytical results to non-analytical people. Very few people would question the value of such stories, but just knowing that they …

What's Up With Big Data Ethics?

If you develop software or manage databases, you’re probably at the point now where the phrase “Big Data” makes you roll your eyes. Yes, it’s hyped quite a lot these days. But, overexposed or not, the Big Data revolution raises a bunch of ethical issues related to privacy, confidentiality, …

Data Armageddon: preserving data can be tricky business

There's a crisis looming in scientific data, with a leading scientific journal estimating 80 per cent of current scientific research will be lost in …

The Paper Industry Is Lobbying Against a Paperless Government — and It Has a Point

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The surprisingly powerful paper industry has geared up to fight the inevitable and unavoidable …

Public Wi-Fi also a spying tool, Snowden documents show in new Canada scandal

Here’s a new and potentially explosive twist to our ongoing surveillance saga: according to CBC News, documents obtained by NSA leaker Edward Snowden …