Big data, big hype?

First there was “Big Data,” and then there was “Big Data Ana­lytics.” These terms are every­where, but there has been a recent media back­lash about the effec­tive­ness of Big Data. […]

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BitTorrent study challenges videogame piracy misconceptions

A large-​​​​scale analysis of BIt­Tor­rent file-​​​​sharing of videogames has shown that the number of illicit dig­ital copies is not as high as reported by industry trade organ­i­sa­tions. Anders Drachen from the Depart­ment of […]

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Strong social ties impede spread of rumours

Strong ties between indi­vid­uals can actu­ally hinder the spread of infor­ma­tion through a net­work, a study has shown. A team of data sci­en­tists at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in Boson led by Marton […]

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