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Big data : a revolution that will transform how we live, work and think

Author: Viktor Mayer-Schönberger; Kenneth Cukier
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this ground-breaking and fascinating book, two of the world's most-admired data experts reveal the reality of a big data world and outline clear and actionable steps that equip the reader with the tools needed for this next phase of human evolution.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Viktor Mayer-Schönberger; Kenneth Cukier
ISBN: 9781848547926 1848547927
OCLC Number: 878601420
Awards: Short-listed for Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2013
Description: 242 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Now --
More --
Messy --
Correlation --
Datafication --
Value --
Implications --
Risks --
Control --
Next.
Responsibility: Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier.

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