4. Really, Really Big Data
Everything is a big-data problem right now. And the biggest change is that every device, every vehicle, everybody is manufacturing huge amounts of information.
—David Hornik, a general partner at venture-capital firm August Capital, in an article about how big data is solving problems in many different industries.
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