The first introduction
Can you imagine that it would take a human being about 181 million years to download all the data from the Internet? These large amounts of data that are available today, and the way they are processed, are called Big Data.
As you will see in this unit, we are confronted with this almost daily – often without our knowledge. You will learn about the advantages but also the dangers of Big Data and why correct handling of these large amounts of data is often more important than the data itself.