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About susanetlinger

Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group

This week in #digitalethics: the useful versus creepy problem

Remember when we were twelve, and we thought the funniest thing ever was to play the game where you add the phrase “in bed” to every sentence? As the mom to a middle-schooler, I’m rapidly being re-introduced to this delightful … Continue reading

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Big Boulder Initiative: What’s on the Social Data Ethics Agenda for 2015?

Today, #snowpocalypse2015 permitting, the board of directors of the Big Boulder Initiative is meeting up in San Francisco to plan 2015 in more granular detail. As a member, I’m really proud of what we accomplished during the past year, but recognize that … Continue reading

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New Research: What Do We Do with All This Big Data?

In September, I had the opportunity to speak at TED@IBM in San Francisco about the implications of a data-rich world, and what we can do, as businesspeople, citizens, and consumers, to use it to our best advantage. Since then, I’ve … Continue reading

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Digital Ethics: New Year’s Resolutions for 2015

In my last post, I discussed some themes for 2015, one of which was an imperative for us as an industry to get serious about digital ethics. The year was filled with stories–some surprising, some alarming, some downright nuts–about the downstream … Continue reading

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2015: The Year of Data Strategy

I’m not generally a fan of annual predictions; they always remind me of a carnival in which you’re encouraged to “pay no attention to the man behind the curtain”; you almost never win the giant teddy bear. So I apologize … Continue reading

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TED Talk: What do we do with all this big data?

On September 23, 2014, I had the honor of presenting a talk on Big Data at TED@IBM at the SFJazz Center in San Francisco, California alongside an amazing group of people, including Altimeter’s own Charlene Li. It was an incredible day; … Continue reading

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