In this age of incredible technological advancements, how have we been capable of storing massive amounts of data? Watch the evolution of big data through major progressions, from storage in a single computer, to today's widespread use of cloud computing. Try beginning a discussion in your class on how the World Wide Web has grown to revolutionize communications worldwide, and what implications this will continue to have for the world community.
- Gives nice overview of a very specialized field
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