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OU on the BBC: The Bottom Line – Big data

Updated Wednesday, 2nd October 2013

The money-making world of big data is discussed by Evan Davis and guests.

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Big data has become big business as improvements in computer memory storage have made it possible to keep and analyse digital data on a scale previously unknown. Evan Davis and guests discuss how the ability to store information about us has created new industries and transformed others.

In the studio this week are:

  • Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer and Director of Search, Microsoft UK
  • Konrad Feldman, CEO Quantcast
  • Lawrence Jones, Founder UK Fast

This edition of The Bottom Line is first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 3 October 2013 at 8.30pm. Versions will also be broadcast on BBC World Service, BBC World and BBC News Channel. To find out more, or to listen online where available, please visit bbc.co.uk.

 

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