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Big data : a revolution that will transform how we live, work, and think / Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier.

By: Mayer-Schonberger, Viktor.
Contributor(s): Cukier, Kenneth.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013Description: 242 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0544002695 (hc); 9780544002692 (hc).Subject(s): Big data -- Social aspects | Data mining -- Social aspects | Internet -- Social aspects | Electronic information resources -- Social aspects | Technological innovations -- Social aspects | Social change
Contents:
Now -- More -- Messy -- Correlation -- Datafication -- Value -- Implications -- Risks -- Control -- Next.
Summary: Explores the idea of big data, which refers to our newfound ability to crunch vast amounts of information, analyze it instantly, and draw profound and surprising conclusions from it.
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BOOK BOOK Foothills Lab QA76.9.D343 M396 2013 (Browse shelf) 1 Available
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"An Eamon Dolan book."

Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-226) and index.

Now -- More -- Messy -- Correlation -- Datafication -- Value -- Implications -- Risks -- Control -- Next.

Explores the idea of big data, which refers to our newfound ability to crunch vast amounts of information, analyze it instantly, and draw profound and surprising conclusions from it.

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