Donating Data is the New Philanthropy


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Part of the online debate "How Big Data Can Have a Social Impact", article author Robert Kirkpatrick discusses how donating data can be the new philanthropy.

Kirkpatrick, director of the UN Global Pulse initiative in the Executive Office of the Secretary-General, reasons that "Big Data" could help make policymaking more vigorous and effective with increasing evidence that it can."Big Data" is an emerging science that can create a remarkable impact on society, economy and science as a whole.


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