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Kenn regularly serves as a commentator in the media on technology, business and society. He has appeared on CNN, Fox, CBS, MSNBC, Al Jazeera, BBC, NPR and others. He has been profiled in NYT, quoted in WSJ, and called the “prophet of hope for big data” by TechRepublic.

In a world of shrill, partisan, shallow views, Kenn brings clarity, sensibility and pithy-yet-intelligent comments.

To reach him, email kn@cukier.com or call via The Economist at +44 207 830 7000.

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Cyber-attacks and the Great Siege of Dover Castle

Jonathan Freedland compares cyber-attacks today with the Great Siege of Dover Castle in 1216 during which the French used new offensive techniques to try to seize the English throne. In 1216, Prince Louis of France's near-successful bid for the English...

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Watched by the Web: Surveillance Is Reborn

Google does it. Amazon does it. Walmart does it. And, as news reports last week made clear, the United States government does it. Does what? Uses “big data” analysis of the swelling flood of data that is being generated and stored about virtually every...

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More or Less: Can big data save lives?

In More or Less Ruth Alexander explains - and sometimes debunks - the numbers and statistics used in political debate, the news and everyday life. This week we ask - our everyday lives generate around 2.5 quintillion bytes of data according to IBM. So...

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Is data visualisation just style over substance?

The advent of sophisticated computer graphics has encouraged more and more use of data-visualisation - not least by BBC News. The clever means of presenting detailed text or statistical information in a non-conventional manner is developing fast, but some...

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