Tackling the terabyte: Adapting to the era of big data
- Should researchers have training in dealing with large data sets? Should universities have data specialists? And who would pay for them? The panelists discussed the creation, management, storage and interpretation of large data sets.
- First up : Brian Degger @drbrian
Mark Hahnel @ figshare
Frank Swain @SciencePunk
- Talking about working with Press Association in London. Generating lots of data per Google match. Looking at finding ways - statisticians in the newsroom ?-- to use data to produce better stories.
- Repositories: Where do we keep big data?
Issues: Creation, management, storage and interpretation