What is Pig?

What is Pig?

Rafael Coss, manager Big Data Enablement for IBM, defines Pig in 3 minutes. Details
CERN Makes 300 TBs of Supercollider Data Free Online

CERN Makes 300 TBs of Supercollider Data Free Online

Talk about big data. CERN, best known for its nuclear research and large hadron collider, has released 300TB of research data on their new data... Details
Joy of Data Documentary

Joy of Data Documentary

The BBC has a great documentary that I have referenced several times on Data Driven. Now, it’s available on YouTube and it is well worth... Details
Unlocking Big Data Infographic

Unlocking Big Data Infographic

Here’s an interesting infographic on Big Data. [found via Twitter] Details
Map, Filter, and Reduce Functions in Python

Map, Filter, and Reduce Functions in Python

The map, filter, and reduce functions in Python simplify the job of working with lists. In this lesson, learn how to use each function. Details
Data and Disasters

Data and Disasters

Sixteen years ago, I was fortunate to survive a situation that many had not.  Now on the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11,... Details
Cellphones & Big Data

Cellphones & Big Data

Cellphone providers routinely collect data from you. ‎Data science PhD researcher and hackathon enthusiast Gregor Engelmann breaks it down in this Computerphile video. Details