Such are the wonders of this journey we re all on. Mine has taken me from the frontier of western Arkansas, where my ancestors owned a hardware store selling iron tools to westbound travelers, to the frontier of the digital age, where room-size computers have become eclipsed by the power of smart phones. And in a sense, the story you re about to read isn t so different from those of the colorful adventurers who stocked up their wagons at my family s hardware emporium and headed west to make their fortunes. Data mining is the new gold rush, and we were there at first strike, dragging with us all our human frailties and foibles. In this book s cast of characters you ll find ambition, arrogance, jealousy, pride, fear, recklessness, anger, lust, viciousness, greed, revenge, betrayal, and then some."
It is a messy story. In the big picture, this could be called a narrative of America since World War II. But in the micro telling, think of it this way: The man who opened your lives to Big Data finally bares his own. "
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- ISBN-13: 9781630474652
- ISBN-10: 1630474657
- Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
- Publish Date: January 2015
- Page Count: 400
- Dimensions: 9.21 x 6.14 x 0.77 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.17 pounds