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Why Data Is the New Coal

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Deep learning

The Data Science Institute at Imperial College, London. "Deep learning requires very large quantities of data in order to build up a statistical picture," says Imperial's Murray Shanahan.

Credit: David Levene for the Guardian

"Is data the new oil?" asked proponents of big data back in 2012 in Forbes magazine. By 2016, and the rise of big data's turbo-powered cousin deep learning, we had become more certain: "Data is the new oil," stated Fortune.

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