Episode 6 - The geospatial tech community has been abuzz with talk of big data, but just what is it, how much of it is spatial, and how is it being gathered and used? Can and should consumers control their data privacy? In this Hangout, Tyler Bell, James, and Madeline discuss the emerging world of big data in detail.
Tyler Bell is director of product at Factual, which produces and provides a platform for big data. Factual has generated a set of 60 million well-attributed points of interest around the globe. Previously, Tyler led the Geo Technologies product team at Yahoo! and created the strategy and roadmap for the company’s User Location and Geoinformatic platforms.