Open data is not a panacea, says +Cathy O'Neil.
I've been starting to consider what the value of open data is, and how we should take a considered approach to it. It looks like +Cathy O'Neil is embarking on a similar exploration, and these are her opening thoughts.

When important data goes public, the edge goes to the most sophisticated data engineer, not the general public. The Goldman Sachs’s of the world will always know how to make use of “freely available to everyone” data before the average guy.
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