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Making sense of Big Data

UiB researcher Saket Saurabh embarks on a new ERC funded project, aiming to revolutionise how we handle, utilise and compress Big Data.

How smart is your city?

Smart cities are much more than technology and big data. It’s about using technology sustainably and in a way that improves the lives of the people that live there.

It’s time to claim ownership of our digital lives

OPINION: Either we start changing the model or we stop playing.

Big data: necessary but insufficient to understand the brain

OPINION: Neuroscientists should select the data they need, rather than collecting more and more big data, says brain scientist Florian Engert in an interview with ScienceNordic.

Your identity is not safe in anonymous data

New study reveals how easy it is to identify anonymous credit card users.

Researchers to reveal the dangers of ‘Big Data’

Information ranging from state secrets to your medical history is stored in large databases. ‘Big Data’ is a big deal. But the implications of the collection, storage and use of massive amouts of data about us all has yet to be uncovered.

One step closer to quantum computing

Researchers have made a discovery that can be key to the development of faster computers that use less energy.

Peacekeeping from cyberspace

YouTube videos, data about the location of mobile phones and volunteers who translate and make maps via digital networking are some of the new tools that are bolstering peacekeeping forces, according to a Norwegian researcher.