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Beyond Big Brother: Data can save lives, one humane bit at a time

Uddalok Bhattacharya
The public does not have a clear idea as to how petroleum products are priced. The public does not know how banks fail. State control in various spheres of the economy has given way to profiteering by other means. Even savings in banks are not safe. Uddalok Bhattacharya sums up 

Opacity in the way petroleum products are priced must go if there is to be more competition in the sector, explains A K Bhattacharya.

Big data can save lives and build better citizens, says Ambi Parameswaran.

Tamal Bandyopadhyay says above a threshold, there could

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First Published: Oct 28 2019 | 6:12 AM IST

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