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"Big Data" research by US government


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Posted 29 March 2012 - 05:52 AM

http://www.nytimes.c...gital-data.html

They're just gettin' busy figuring how to fine tune the lab rats.... :huh:

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 06:07 AM

Hmmm ,I got an invite to something in regard to this.I ignored it.Let me go read it.

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 05:27 PM

Thinking more about this data collection and research it makes me wonder just how susceptible we are to manipulation and if there is some redline we are unaware of?  I'm not sure how to explain what I mean.  Marketing professionals have known for years that product placement is all important and have arranged "traps" for lack of a better term, to enhance purchases on impulse by consumers.  After a brief furor over subliminal messaging that practice was supposedly stopped as being too unfair an influence.  But is there some point in this process of manipulation that a human would become aware subliminally of the cheat?  I bet it must be fascinating research.  A mixture of sociology and psychology with a heavy emphasis of observation and subtle testing.

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