- A standard econometric measure, food prices, can derive more meaning when combined with street level intelligence via crowdsourcing and machine-refined data.
- — Jordan Wirfs-Brock (@jordanwb)Mon, Nov 04 2013 23:56:29Joe Reisinger cites World Bank stat: over 50% of food consumed in Middle East is imported. Now curious how other regions compare. #defragcon
- — Matt Groeninger (@mgroeninger)Mon, Nov 04 2013 23:57:35
- — Jordan Wirfs-Brock (@jordanwb)Tue, Nov 05 2013 00:00:30
- Reisinger ticked off his primary concerns in using Big Data in economics:
1. Aggregation of social data doesn't currently scale
2. Small data sets of dubious quality and high latency
3. Flaky sample design
- — Matt Groeninger (@mgroeninger)Tue, Nov 05 2013 00:00:22
- — Billy Griffin (@billygriffin22)Tue, Nov 05 2013 00:02:45
- — Robbie Jack (@devevangelist)Tue, Nov 05 2013 00:03:08
Toward an economic security monitoring infrastructure -- Joe Reisinger, Premise
Joseph Reisinger of Premise.com challenged DefragCon on the notion of infallible Big Data to understand non-tech data points, like macroeconomic and human development metrics. And thus a meme was born "Dividing by Bieber."
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