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Talk Title: "Reverse-Engineering Online Tracking for Privacy, Transparency, and Accountability"



MIT Big Data Initiative Annual Meeting 2014

The MIT Big Data Initiative at CSAIL Big Data Annual Meeting on NOV 12-13, 2014.


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This 2-day event featured some of the latest research on Big Data at MIT – including:

Anastasia Ailamaki's Talk

Andrew Ng's Talk

Ihab Ilyas' Talk


Visual control of big data

In the age of big data, visualization tools are vital. With a single glance at a graphic display, a human being can recognize patterns that a computer might fail to find even after hours of analysis.

But what if there are aberrations in the patterns? Or what if there’s just a suggestion of a visual pattern that’s not distinct enough to justify any strong inferences? Or what if the pattern is clear, but not what was to be expected?

White House & MIT release reports on big data and privacy

Article by: Adam Conner-Simons, MIT CSAIL News

"The White House and the MIT both separately released reports on big data and privacy this past week.

The White House report stemmed from a 90-day review undertaken by White Counselor John Podesta that included a day-long workshop hosted by the MIT Big Data Initiative at CSAIL.

Jun Yang's Talk