The Mass Data Era
The production of mass data is growing unstoppably and this tendency seems to be irreversible in the immediate future. The impact of mass data management is of such great dimensions that there is already talk of the new oil. The fourth industrial revolution has identified one of its most prized raw materials.
The Art of Analytics: Using bigger data to create value in the arts and cultural sector
Juan Mateos García
How can data help the cultural sector to create value by helping it to understand its audiences better, and to develop new business models?
Wikidata: The New Rosetta Stone
Wikidata is a new step forward in the democratisation of access to information.
“As big data transforms our lives — optimizing, improving, making more efficient, and capturing benefits — what role is left for intuition, faith, uncertainty, and originality?”
The Latest Post-Digital Revolution: The Internet of Things, Big Data and Ubiquity
We build bridges that bind the virtual world closer to the physical world, so that information is not only accessible from anywhere but also in everything.
After the Deluge
José Luis de Vicente
The last decade has seen some fundamental truths take root regarding the status of information as a raw material and its role in the world.
“Gathering, filtering and visualizing what is happening beyond what the eye can see has a growing value.”
The City and its Small Data
César Reyes Nájera
What role do small data and interactions in shaping our cities?
Smart Citizens in the Data Metropolis
How are 'smart cities’ prefigured? Which forms and dynamics will take cultural institutions and citizenship action?
If It’s Transparent, It’s Better
For the cultural institutions, offering open data may become a new form of dialogue that promotes commitment and innovation.
“The digital deluge now sweeping the globe is the equivalent of giving every person living on earth today 320 times as much information as is estimated to have been stored in the Library of Alexandria.”
_Big Bang Data
José Luis de Vicente
_BIG BANG DATA is an exhibition about the ‘datafication’ of the world curated by José Luis de Vicente and Olga Subirós with ZZZINC activities management.
Big Data and Digital Humanities: From social computing to the challenges of connected culture
Big Data applied to the field of cultural production brings the Digital Humanities up against the new challenges of a network-generated data culture.