Big Data, Small World: Kirk Borne at TEDxGeorgeMasonU

Talk given at TEDxGeorgeMasonU, April 6th 2013. Read full bios and event information at www.TEDxGeorgeMasonU.com Dr. Kirk Borne is a Multidisciplinary Data Scientist and an Astrophysicist. He is Professor of Astrophysics and Computational Science in the George Mason University School of Physics, Astronomy, and Computational Sciences (SPACS). He received his B.S. degree in physics from …

Big Data – Tim Smith

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/exploration-on-the-big-data-frontier-tim-smith There is a mind-boggling amount of data floating around our society. Physicists at CERN have been pondering how to store and share their ever more massive data for decades – stimulating globalization of the internet along the way, whilst ‘solving’ their big data problem. Tim Smith plots CERN’s involvement with big …