Ron Sandland recently wrote about the new phenomenon of 'big data' - weighing up the benefits and concerns. Terry Speed reflected on the same issue in a talk earlier this year inGothenburg, Sweeden noting that this is nothing new to statisticians. So what's all the fuss about? Here's another take on the 'big data' bandwagon.
Drinking the piss - Prof. David Fox joins Prof. Peter Scales from the University of Melbourne to discuss desalination and recycling of treated effluent. You can either go to the University of Melbourne's website (http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/138) or just click here to listen now and click here to read a transcript.
Taking the piss - Prof. David Fox features in this episode of network Ten's
"Totally Wild" program in which he discusses the environmental impacts associated with the marine disposal of Melbourne Water's treated wastewater from the Eastern Treatment Plant. Totally Wild.mp4(16.8 Mb) Totally Wild.wmv (16.9 Mb)