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March 11, 2015

In a TED talk video, Altimeter industry analyst Susan Etlinger discusses the ethical implications of collecting big data, and gives her perspective on how to best analyze data that both extracts real insights and builds trust.

iSGTW recently followed up with Etlinger on her proposed framework and how she believes we should approach traditional analytics methodologies to ensure they account for the variations and complexities of big data.

October 29, 2014

Rainforest Connection uses simple devices created from discarded cellphones to listen out for illegal logging activities and provide rangers with real-time alerts. The organization was founded in 2012 by Topher White, who gave a talk about his work at TEDxCERN last month. White’s system has already helped stop illegal logging in Indonesia and further pilot projects are set to be launched soon in both Brazil and Cameroon.