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Big because of the volume, velocity and variety of the data that are processed in the cloud. Economic, social and cultural effects.
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Big Data needs Big Theory

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In this guest cross-post, Geoffrey West, former President of the Santa Fe Institute, argues that just as the industrial age produced the laws of thermodynamics, we need universal laws of complexity...

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Jacek Bugajski's curator insight, November 25, 2013 4:26 AM

Big Data needs Big Theory

Ricardo Pimenta's curator insight, December 4, 2013 8:32 AM

Big theory is needed to Big Data issues...

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Big Data Needs a Big Theory to Go with It: Scientific American

Big Data Needs a Big Theory to Go with It: Scientific American | Big Data, Cloud and Social everything | Scoop.it
Just as the industrial age produced the laws of thermodynamics, we need universal laws of complexity to solve our seemingly intractable problems
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The trouble is, we don't have a unified, conceptual framework for addressing questions of complexity

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Deyanira Sequeira's curator insight, May 26, 2013 4:11 PM

Se necesitan leyes universidad sobre la complejidad para resolver muchos de nuestros problemas, como big data

Chad Gaffield's curator insight, May 27, 2013 6:29 AM

I think Big Data enables interpretation at the level of  `gold nuggets` in the case of humans (rather than Big Theory at the macro level) since specific context makes so much difference. Could any theory fully accommodate the infinite diversity of human interaction with endless contexts?