New Podcast: A Discussion of ‘Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transfrom How We Live, Work, and Think’ by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier

On this episode, Cristina and I discuss the new book by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier called Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. Topic of Discussion: An explanation of big data, as well … Continue reading

#31. A Summary of ‘Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think’ by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier

Table of Contents: i. Introduction/Synopsis PART I: BIG DATA BACKGROUND: HISTORY AND HOW IT WORKS 1. An Historical Prelude to Big Data a. The Beginnings of Quantification b. Arabic Numerals and Mathematics c. The Rise of Quantification d. The Discovery … Continue reading