CONVERSABLE ECONOMIST: Big Data and Development Applications
So, a revolution is happening and has been now for several years. It’s not the computer one but one that has more to do with informatics and, even better, the way in people’s doings are understood, characterized, and made then available for further use: as data.
(Of course, Asimov’s Hari Seldon, Robert Silverberg’s Stochastic Man, and the most wildly brilliant, Bester’s Golem^100 anticipated this move. Bester went furthest in deconstructing the self.)