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We did it! 27 Cities, 190 events, 20,000+ participants

The Big Data Week community are exceptionally happy to have successfully designed and curated the second edition of Big Data Week. One of the most unique global platforms of interconnected community events focusing on the social, political, technological and commercial impacts of Big Data. It brings together a global community of data scientists, data technologies, data visualisers and data businesses spanning six major commercial, financial, social and technological sectors. The 2013 festival ran from 22-28 April across 27 Cities, hosting over 190 events and attracting over 20,000 participants globally. Our friends at Bloom agency have produced this fabulous infographic and whitepaper for the media140 team to illustrate how many conversations and connections where made during the festival. Want to know […] Continue Reading

A BIG Data Week in Malaysia

Asia: a huge, diverse, and rapidly changing society. One could even say it has high volume, variety, and velocity. Here in Malaysia we value a good technology festival, and we’ve been discussing Big Data for at least a year (the veracity of this claim is backed up by the list of previous Big Data Malaysia meetups, which is by no means the only local group discussing these issues). Now that I’ve paid nominal (and perhaps somewhat cheeky) obligatory homage to the 3+2Vs of Big Data, let’s get on with what actually happened during Big Data Week 2013 in Kuala Lumpur. But first, a disclaimer: although the official partner city was Kuala Lumpur, it would be more accurate to say that […] Continue Reading

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