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Making sense of numbers: David McConville on data visualization

Big Data is perhaps the buzzword of the decade, but what does all this data mean?

David McConville, co-founder of Elumenati and chairman of the board at the Buckminster Fuller Institute, shows us how data collected by satillites can be used to do far more than find our houses on Google Earth. From the migration of storks to visualizations of sea ice and carbon emissions, McConville shows us just what data can tell us about what's going on with our pale blue dot.

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