bout the self/consciousness, then this book is almost certainly going to be a 4- or 5-star book for you. If, like me, you are too firmly rooted in the scientific study of reality, then this book on spirituality probably won’t quite hit those highs.
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“As the data we generate about ourselves continues to grow exponentially, brokers and aggregators are moving on from real-time profiling — they’re cross-linking data sets to predict our future behaviour. Decisions about what we see and buy and sign up for aren’t made by us any more; they were made long before. The aggregate of what’s been collected about us previously — which is near impossible for us to see in its entirety — defines us to companies we’ve never met. What I am giving up without consent, then, is not just my anonymity, but also my right to self-determination and free choice. All I get to keep is my name.”
“Is Tesco’s fall from grace a typical tale of shambolic succession and enterprise lassitude as times turned tougher? Or is it a market signal that Big Data, predictive analytics, and customer insight aren’t the sustainable competitive weaponry they’re cracked up to be? The schadenfreude gang may be counting on the former; but datanauts who referenced Tesco to sell their bosses on analytic investments would be wise to consider the latter possibility. Or is it probability?”
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