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Glossary of Big Data Terms

Glossary of Big Data Terms

Learning how to work with Big Data comes with a lot a new terminology (and jargon!). In an effort to bring some clarity to what can be a confusing area, the SAGE Campus team have created this glossary of Big Data and data science terms.

Putting big data to good use

Putting big data to good use

Is the news all bad when it comes to big data and its potential uses? How can we effectively utilise the power of big data in the social sciences? These are just two of the questions that were up for discussion at the ESRC Festival of Social Science panel entitled "Putting big data to good use" at the British Academy in London. In this post, Katie Metzler introduces us to the panelists and some of the topics that were discussed.