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Big Data, Small World: Kirk Borne at TEDxGeorgeMasonU

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The video at this link and embedded below shows Kirk Borne at TEDx GeorgeMason.

 

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Dr. Kirk Borne is a Multidisciplinary Data Scientist and an Astrophysicist. He is Professor of Astrophysics and Computational Science in the George Mason University School of Physics, Astronomy, and Computational Sciences (SPACS). He received his B.S. degree in physics from LSU and his Ph.D. in astronomy from Caltech. After 20 years working in NASA, he changed course and became a data scientist in the then new field of ‘Data Mining’. His TEDx talk covers some of the basic ideas behind data mining, and how it influences us every day. If you are a Twitter user, you can follow him there as he actively tweets about Big Data, Data Science, and Astronomy under the handle @KirkDBorne.

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