BIG FAT DATA

BIG FAT DATA

Conversations about data for development

Welcome to Big Fat Data

Let’s talk big data. This blog hopes to unpack what big data and social media mean for development. Through a series of conversations in the form of blog posts, we hope to provide a candid backdrop for viewing big data, warts and all.

Our most recent posts

Podcast: Reflections on blogging, big data and learning
A chat with the Big Fat Data team on the highlights and challenges of running a blog and collaborative learning.   Looking back and reflecting...
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Let’s talk about Google
Inspired by Isobel’s post from the Ctrl + Alt + Dev blog, I thought I would dive deeper into Google and its social impact activities....
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Globalisation on Steroid – called Big Data
According to HBR, back in 2016, 12% of the global goods trade included cross-border e-commerce, and half of the world’s services trade was being conducted...
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Tools and Tips Part 2: Event Coverage of ICT4D WEBINAR
Rise of platforms for data collection & analysis: Making the right choice After blogging about the broad ideas around big data for development for the...
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Tools and Tips Part 1: Event Coverage of ICT4D WEBINAR
The Rise of Platforms for Data Collection & Analysis: Making the Right Choice “Development should not only increase the supply of food, medicine or classrooms. It...
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On the phone with Prince Youlou
In this post, Emanuel talks to Prince Youlou about an exciting project in the Republic of Congo. Listen to the podcast by clicking on the...
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