Big Data

So, whenever claims that they are going to solve a difficult problem by using “Big Data”, I want you to think of this definition.

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Also, remember that “Big Data” is the title of Star Trek: TNG themed slash fiction that is being written right now.

4 thoughts on “Big Data”

  1. It’s so terribly true.

    Another buzzword I’ve been seeing and being annoyed by lately is “data scientist.” Supposedly these exotic creatures are now much sought-after by companies eager to undertake “big data” projects. I feel like asking the people who use this term just what they imagine a non-data scientist would be. All the scientists I know spend lots of time collecting and/or analyzing data, so what are we talking about here, string theorists?

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