Facebook s data should be a public resource

Get the Full StoryVess Popov, an expert in big data and psychometrics, spoke at Brain Bar in Budapest on the future of data. In his talk he shared his concern that platforms like Facebook are becoming more closed off. Their research is more secretive than ever and less of it is making its way to the scientific community and the general public than ever before. Popov s concern is understandable as he works for the Psychometrics Center at the University of Cambridge, a research institution that pioneered the study of psychology through big data analysis. They re basically the good guy version of Cambridge Analytica,… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook