Open Algorithms: A New Paradigm for Using Private Data for Social Good

Emmanuel Letouzé, Thomas Roca Aug 25 2016 Blog

The term “datafication” was coined to describe the consequences of the digital revolution: the growing generation, collection and storage of digital information concerning all aspects of the physical world (including earth activity, weather, climate, and biosphere), human lives and activities (including DNA, vital signs, consumption, and credit scores), and societal patterns (including communications, economic activity, and mobility).