publication . Article . 2017

Crowd-Sourced Intelligence Agency: Prototyping counterveillance:

Derek Curry; Jennifer Gradecki;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Feb 2017 Journal: Big Data & Society, volume 4, page 205,395,171,769,325 (issn: 2053-9517, eissn: 2053-9517, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
Abstract
This paper discusses how an interactive artwork, the Crowd-Sourced Intelligence Agency (CSIA), can contribute to discussions of Big Data intelligence analytics. The CSIA is a publicly accessible Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) system that was constructed using information gathered from technical manuals, research reports, academic papers, leaked documents, and Freedom of Information Act files. Using a visceral heuristic, the CSIA demonstrates how the statistical correlations made by automated classification systems are different from human judgment and can produce false-positives, as well as how the display of information through an interface can affect the jud...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Works, A, Intelligence cycle, Sousveillance, Freedom of information, Big data, business.industry, business, Social media, Data science, Analytics, Computer science, Information access, Open-source intelligence, World Wide Web
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