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What to do about all those GDPR emails

By now, you’ve probably received dozens of emails - from every company you’ve ever interacted with - either asking you to confirm that you’ve opted into receiving their emails (did you?) or just reiterating their privacy policy. I’ve personally received emails from an estate agency whose only contact with me previously was ignoring an email I sent them about a property in Chiswick two years ago.

Topics: GDPR Privacy Ethics Data protection Data Big Data

Librarians and privacy in the age of Cambridge Analytica

Have you deleted your Facebook account? Be honest. Have you even reviewed your privacy settings on any other social media site, let alone Facebook?

Topics: GDPR Data protection Data Ethics Privacy Big Data

Natural Language Processing for your library

There is much hype and discussion in the professions at the moment surrounding the topics of artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP). Clearly these are themes that Librarians and Information Professionals should all be aware of but what do we really mean when we talk about AI and NLP? And how do they fit within your library and information service?

Topics: Technology Automation Artificial intelligence Big Data

Are librarians and information professionals becoming Data Analysts?

We all know that to succeed at work one must be constantly innovating - keeping up with the latest technologies, aware of the freshest trends, and looking forward to what might be coming in the future. If we are not innovating we are stagnating.

Topics: Technology Big Data Current awareness Data

Harvard Law library & searchability

All the information in the world is of no use if it is not accessible. Search-ability is key to any well functioning knowledge program, and the Harvard Law Library agrees.

Topics: News Data Big Data Legaltech Artificial intelligence

From data to intelligence in law firms

British company C24 Ltd have publishes a short write paper about business intelligence:

Topics: Competitive intelligence Knowledge management Big Data Legaltech

LMASE Conference

On October 16th and 17th I stepped in to Nashville to join the LMA South Eastern regional conference. That opened, by the way, with an Elvis concert. Which was an unexpected yet pleasant way to start the day.

Topics: Event LMA Data Big Data

Big Data Explained

In five words. All starting with the letter "v".

Topics: Technology Big Data