Why Big Data Matters

Posted Thursday, December 6, 2012 in Online, Mobile & IT by Patricia Seybold

I have been following trends in "Big Data" for some time now, although we haven't written much about it... There is SO much information being generated by sensors and behavior that is now being gathered and aggregrated and analyzed, it's hard to wrap our minds around it. Google search is one of the best examples of "Big Data" -- and all the analytics around what each of us searches for, what we SEE when we do those searches and what we click on..

Here is an Infographic that does a good job of summarizing some of the types of data that are being collected by and large without our knowledge and both the good sides and bad sides of the debate surrounding big data:

The Future of Big Data


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