Data is neither oil nor currency. It’s much more serious than that

A post rescued from my draft folder... An invitation to speculate on "data as a currency" at the┬áLeeds Digital Conference forced me to crystalise a long-held unease with metaphors that cast data as any kind of commodity or medium of exchange. It has become commonplace, even among people I trust and respect, to say things … Continue reading Data is neither oil nor currency. It’s much more serious than that