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FEATURED TITLE: Big Data: A Very Short Introduction
Since long before computers were even thought of, data has been collected and organized by diverse cultures across the world. Big Data: A Very Short Introduction explains how big data works and is changing the world around us, the effect it has on our everyday lives and in the business world, and it considers the attendant security risks.
Read Chapter 1. The data explosion, which introduces you to the diversity of data in general before explaining how the digital age has led to changes in the way we define data.