[Irtalk] The Big Data Brain Drain: Why Science is in Trouble

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu Nov 14 14:07:19 SAST 2013

Regardless of what you might think of the ubiquity of the "Big Data" meme,
it's clear that the growing size of datasets is changing the way we
approach the world around us. This is true in fields from industry to
government to media to academia and virtually everywhere in between. Our
increasing abilities to gather, process, visualize, and learn from large
datasets is helping to push the boundaries of our knowledge.

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