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Latest Big Data publications


How big data is tackling human trafficking
Stopping the global flow of human trafficking, one of the worst blights on the modern world, presents unique data challenges. Sarah Brown, managing analyst at charity STOP THE TRAFFIK (STT), discusses the charity's work and its solutions to difficult problems Founded in 2006, STT works to identify global trends in human trafficking, identify hotspots, help... Read More

To solve more problems AI needs to think small
Many small and medium businesses don't have the luxury of big data. They need the tools to generate rational and informed insight from small data sets. Unless these small volumes can be exploited there is a risk that AI will fail to deliver on its promise The Stack recently spoke Dario Garcia-Gasulla, senior researcher of... Read More

To solve more problems AI needs to think small

Many small and medium businesses don’t have the luxury of big data. They need the tools to generate rational and informed insight from small data sets. Unless these small volumes can be exploited there is a risk that AI will fail to deliver on its promise. The Stack recently spoke Dario Garcia-Gasulla, senior researcher of… Read More


AI more dangerous than terrorism, warns President of British Science Association

The president of the British Science Association has claimed that Artificial Intelligence will become a bigger threat to human life than terrorism and climate change. Professor Jim Al-Khalili, professor of physics and public engagement at the University of Surrey, spoke of his concerns, claiming that by allowing AI to grow without proper surveillance, the future… Read More


Kiva CTO: Why we have a responsibility to care for the underserved

The Stack speaks with Kevin O’Brien, CTO of Kiva, a non-profit that aims to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. There seems to be increasing interest from business leaders around tech for social impact. Are you recognising this as a key trend? Absolutely. I expect the tech community to step up efforts to address social… Read More



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