Jon Udell has a conversation with Jeff Jonas about connecting dots

Jon Udell speaks with the Chief Scientist of IBM Entity Analytics, Jeff Jonas, who discusses a set of themes woven through his work, explored on his blog, and captured in a series of evocative phrases: perpetual analytics, non-obvious relationship awareness, sequence neutrality, "data finds data", and anonymous resolution.

In the end, Jeff Jonas wants us to be able to answer yes to a pair of seemingly contradictory questions. Can we find out everything we need to know as soon as possible? And can we discover it without violating privacy?

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