On the Agenda – Week 23, 2013

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7 juni 2013 | Big Data slowly starts changing everyone’s life, but “it’s not about how big your data is, it’s how you use it”. Also in this week’s ‘on the agenda’ the influence of the Bologna process in Europe and beyond. And the world is getting greener thanks to high CO2 emissions.

Take 1 – Big Data

@Decisionfactor: It’s not how big your data is, it’s how you use it

@InformationWeek: Big Decisions Drive Big Data Success

@stratnologist: Short BBC video showing how ‘big data’ is changing lives

Take 2 – EU

@tsigirlis: The Bologna Process: Its impact in Europe and beyond

@Enicpiaia: Education and mobility to tackle youth unemployment in Europe 

@ECspokesScience: The report of @EUAuditorsECA on FP7 is reasonable assessment of strengths and weaknesses. We will simplify further under Horizon 2020 

Take 3 – Sustainability

@Plosone: Genetically modified cotton improves diet quality, farm incomes, food security for small-scale farmers in India

@bigthink: Earth Is Getting Greener, Thanks To CO2 Emissions

@truthout: Noam Chomsky on Humanity Imperiled: The Path to Disaster

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: Chris Hughes co-founded Facebook and helped Obama into the Oval Office. What does he think is the future of Big Data

@ScienceGuideEU: Turkey holds the dubious record of having the highest number of journalists imprisoned. How about the academics?

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