Mining data on London’s tube

18 May 2012

The era of “big data” has transformed the way businesses gather information about customers, the way governments assess the needs of citizens, and led to new areas of scientific research. In a news report by Deutsche Welle, Philipp Rode comments on new data generated by commuters on the London underground and if this can tell us new things about the city, its residents, and their habits. Listen here (5:16).