There are many phrases du jour that make me more than a little annoyed. I gave a list of them in January.
‘Big data’ is one such phrase that is getting its a fair share of attention.
But, how big is big data? Is it truly big? Are we talking mind bogglingly enormous or, is just a bit too much to fit onto your USB?
The boffins at CERN have been examining this. Given we can credit a CERN boffin for inventing the world wide web, plus all that physics stuff they do, CERN tends know a thing or two about data.
This is a TED ED video, not an idea worth sharing but, a lesson worth sharing.