Mining the Wisdom of Wireless Crowds
The wisdom of wireless crowds is the collection of telemetry and individual data points -- not personal opinions -- from multiple cellular phones and wireless devices in an attempt to uncover or analyze a situation, such as the location of radioactive weapons, air pollution levels, and subscriber travel habits. It’s also different in another way: An organization could be conducting this group data mining without the miners being aware of it. It has raised privacy concerns, and the debate isn’t going to stop.
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— Alan Reiter, President, Wireless Internet & Mobile Computing