Science

Explaining Big Data

Here is an excellent video from Christopher Barnatt which does exactly what it claims: it explains what the term "Big Data" means and why the field so important. Other than the slow pace of Barnatt's introduction and a bit sidestepping into Hadoop, an OpenSource Big Data application, this video will answer all your "Intro to Big Data" questions.

YouTube

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.