"Society will need to shed some of its obsession for causality in exchange for simple correlations: not knowing why but only what."
Kenneth Cukier is deputy executive editor and host of the hugely popular weekly podcast, Babbage. He is the co-author of the New York Times Bestselling book Big Data with Viktor Mayer-Schönberger. In 2016, he was elected as a trustee of Chatham House, a British international affairs institute; and a year later, he was named an associate fellow at the University of Oxford's Said Business School, where he lectures on artificial intelligence and business.
An internationally respected journalist, Kenneth was the technology editor of the Wall Street Journal and has written for The New York Times, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune and Foreign Affairs.
"One of the world’s most respected data experts." The London School of Economics