Big Data Can Help Prevent Conflicts – So

Big Data Can Help Prevent Conflicts – Some of the same social media analyses that have helped Google and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spot warning signs of a flu outbreak could be used to detect the rumblings of violent conflict before it begins, scholars said in a paper released this week. Kenyan officials used essentially this system to track hate speech on Facebook, blogs and Twitter in advance of that nation’s 2013 presidential election, whic… http://ow.ly/2w8Lvc

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