Big Data presentations, discussions and hack events in Brighton.

Open to everyone across interests, specialisms and skill levels - join if you're interested in learning more about Big Data or sharing your knowledge with the community.


Some topics we might cover

  • What is Big Data?

What is big data exactly? 
What new things does big data make possible, and who are they useful to? 
Who's buying it - what's the business case?


  • Data Science

What is a data scientist? 
Stats 101 for developers (and development 101 for statisticians) 
Statistical computing with R, numpy and octave


  • Audience Insight

How is big data revolutionising the web? 
Haw can brands use big data to better understand their audience?
Business case studies of how they are using big data

  • NoSQL/MapReduce

An overview of NoSQL databases

Map reduce 101

Hadoop, Storm and the Lambda architecture 
Using Amazon's elastic map reduce


If you'd like to see any sessions in particular or present something, please let me know.

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