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Discussion Point: Embrace "Big Data," but don't ignore the human element in data coding


In this editorial piece, START researchers Peter Henne and Jonathan Kennedy discuss the downside of replacing laborious human coding procedures with a “big data” computer platform solution. The duo argues that human analysis needs to continue on in concert with computer platform approaches.

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Henne, Peter, and Jonathan Kennedy. 2013. "Discussion Point: Embrace 'Big Data,' but don't ignore the human element in data coding." October 23. http://start.umd.edu/news/discussion-point-embrace-big-data-dont-ignore-human-element-data-coding.

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