Existing Citations

  • big data : The proliferation of government data sets is providing developers with ample fodder for writing useful and potentially profitable applications around census, weather, health, energy, business, agricultural and other information. But as the government makes more and more data discoverable and machine readable, there is the threat that disparate threads can be pieced together in a way that yields information that is supposed to be private. This kind of analysis through the combination of big data sets is called the mosaic effect. (†1560)