Disruptive Possibilities: How Big Data Changes Everything 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-1449369675
ISBN-10: 1449369677
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"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
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About the Author

Jeff Needham is the founder of Scale Abilities, Inc., a Silicon Valley consulting firm, and does ecosystem platform engineering at Hortonworks in Palo Alto, California. With 25 years experience in both hardware and software engineering, he is a frequent writer and speaker on topics of database performance and scalability, platform engineering and Hadoop cluster technology. Customers appreciate Jeff's creative strategies for evaluating and implementing their big data initiatives.


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  • File Size: 4988 KB
  • Print Length: 94 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 1 edition (May 6, 2013)
  • Publication Date: May 6, 2013
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00CLH387W
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