Books

Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really AreEverybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

Everybody Lies offers fascinating, surprising, and sometimes laugh-out-loud insights into everything from economics to ethics to sports to race to sex, gender and more, all drawn from the world of big data.

Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and ThinkBig Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think

The advent of big data mirrors our technological evolution as a society: for the first time in history, we have the ability to easily and cheaply capture and store massive amounts of data in a way that was simply impossible before. This transition means that we are no longer constrained to statistical methods of sampling or estimation in order to extract meaning from data.

Designing Data-Intensive Applications: The Big Ideas Behind Reliable, Scalable, and Maintainable SystemsDesigning Data-Intensive Applications: The Big Ideas Behind Reliable, Scalable, and Maintainable Systems

Data is at the center of many challenges in system design today. Difficult issues need to be figured out, such as scalability, consistency, reliability, efficiency, and maintainability.

Big Data For DummiesBig Data For Dummies

Big data management is one of the major challenges facing business, industry, and not-for-profit organizations. Big Data For Dummies cuts through the confusion and helps you take charge of big data solutions for your organization.

Big Data Baseball: Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak Big Data Baseball: Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak

Big Data Baseball is the story of how the 2013 Pirates, mired in the longest losing streak in North American pro sports history, adopted drastic big-data strategies to end the drought, make the playoffs, and turn around the franchise’s fortunes, Book.

Streaming, Sharing, Stealing: Big Data and the Future of Entertainment (MIT Press)Streaming, Sharing, Stealing: Big Data and the Future of Entertainment (MIT Press)

In this book, Michael Smith and Rahul Telang, experts on entertainment analytics, show how the success of House of Cards upended the film and TV industries―and how companies like Amazon and Apple are changing the rules in other entertainment industries, notably publishing and music.

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