The Resource Big Data, Mayer-Sch?nberger, Viktor ; Cukier, Kenneth., (ebook)

Big Data, Mayer-Sch?nberger, Viktor ; Cukier, Kenneth., (ebook)

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Big Data
Title
Big Data
Statement of responsibility
Mayer-Sch?nberger, Viktor ; Cukier, Kenneth.
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Language
eng
Summary
A revelatory exploration of the hottest trend in technology and the dramatic impact it will have on the economy, science, and society at large. Which paint color is most likely to tell you that a used car is in good shape? How can officials identify the most dangerous New York City manholes before they explode? And how did Google searches predict the spread of the H1N1 flu outbreak? The key to answering these questions, and many more, is big data. "Big data" refers to our burgeoning ability to crunch vast collections of information, analyze it instantly, and draw sometimes profoundly surprising conclusions from it. This emerging science can translate myriad phenomena-from the price of airline tickets to the text of millions of books-into searchable form, and uses our increasing computing power to unearth epiphanies that we never could have seen before. A revolution on par with the Internet or perhaps even the printing press, big data will change the way we think about business, health, politics, education, and innovation in the years to come. It also poses fresh threats, from the inevitable end of privacy as we know it to the prospect of being penalized for things we haven't even done yet, based on big data's ability to predict our future behavior. In this brilliantly clear, often surprising work, two leading experts explain what big data is, how it will change our lives, and what we can do to protect ourselves from its hazards
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Midwest
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Mayer-Sch?nberger, Viktor; Cukier, Kenneth
Dewey number
306.46
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Big data
  • Data mining
  • Internet
  • Electronic information resources
  • Technological innovations
  • Social change
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Big Data, Mayer-Sch?nberger, Viktor ; Cukier, Kenneth., (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780544002937
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12324892
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remote
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MWT12324892
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Big Data, Mayer-Sch?nberger, Viktor ; Cukier, Kenneth., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544002937
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12324892
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12324892
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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