The CIA Wants Big Data — All Of It


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NEW YORK — The CIA’s chief technology officer outlined the agency’s endless appetite for data in a far-ranging speech on Wednesday.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

"The value of any piece of information is only known when you can connect it with something else that arrives at a future point in time," Hunt said. "Since you can’t connect dots you don’t have, it drives us into a mode of, we fundamentally try to collect everything and hang on to it forever."

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