Adjusting to any new technology takes a little time, and big data and its many offshoots are no exception. The legal and ethical implications of big data will have to be debated and settled as issues arise, but in the meantime, big data means big changes (and big positives) for all of us.

Amazon Reveals How It Views Google’s Cloud Efforts In Suit Filed Against Former Employee – Alex Williams, TechCrunch

Public Sector Person Identifiers – Michael Brackett, Dataversity

Vote Truman: The change in America’s debt by presidential term – Graphic Detail, The Economist

Big data: Why it’s really an architecture challenge – Lori MacVittie, ZDNet

Hurricane Sandy knocks out NYC data centers: Websites, services down – Zack Whittaker, ZDNet

Big Data in Law: Cloud Challenge, Analytics Opportunity – Dave Einstein, Forbes

Privacy Matters: Why Facebook Needs a Time Out – Ryan Connors, B2C

Cloud Computing And Its Implications on Book Publishing – Xath Cruz, Cloud Times