Business Network and Board of Trustees Annual Symposium: Big Data Meets Big Theory
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Held At Bishops Lodge Resort, 1297 Bishops Lodge Road, Santa Fe, NM
October 31 - November 2, 2013
Organized by: Jennifer Dunne, Chair of Faculty and Professor, SFI; Chris Wood, Vice President of Administration and Director of the Business Network, SFI
Big Data Meets Big Theory
One can hardly read a newspaper, listen to a news broadcast, or open a web page without encountering the words "Big Data", often in gushing terms, and often accompanied by extreme claims. This symposium will explore the promise and the limitations of "Big Data" in science, technology, business, politics, and government. In particular, we will examine the importance of big data in light of the questions being asked and the theoretical context in which big data are analyzed and interpreted.