Does Size Matter?Book - 2016
"Timandra Harkness cuts through the hype to put data science into its real-life context using a wide range of stories, people, and places to reveal what is essentially a human science--demystifying big data, telling us where it comes from and what it can do. 'Big Data' then asks the awkward questions: What are the unspoken assumptions underlying its methods? Are we being bamboozled by mega data's size, its speed, and its shiny technology? Nobody needs a degree in computer science to follow Harkness's exploration of what mega data can do for us--and what it can't or shouldn't. 'Big Data' asks you to decide: Are you a data point, or a human being?"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: London, UK ; New York, NY : Bloomsbury Sigma, 2016.
Branch Call Number: 303.483 HARKNESS
Characteristics: 304 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm