Spark: 218: Big Data, Small Data, Datification, Corellation versus Causation, Stock Market Trading, Health Informatics, Open Knowledge

This week on Spark – “Big Data” is a huge buzzword right now. But how do you explain this technological trend in a way that actually makes sense, or matters? We take a look at collecting, storing, and processing massive amounts of data, and why, as more and more aspects of the real world are becoming “datified”, we should care.

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