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January 6, 2014
The BIGD8TA Symposium
Northwestern University in Qatar explored the implications of ‘big data’ for media, communication, industry and society.
The symposium resulted in a report (to be published) that provides a conceptual roadmap to big data issues and trends and implications for journalism, media, liberal arts and careers and industries.
Presenters in this video include:
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and of Journalism, Northwestern University; Director, Medill-McCormick Center for Innovation in Technology, Media, and Journalism; PI and Faculty Co-Founder, Northwestern University Knight Lab.
Mohammed El Haddad
Interactive Journalist, Al Jazeera Media Network.
Director, Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering
Henry and Gertrude Rothschild Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University.
More information on the speakers can be found here.