Task 22: Introduction to Big Data


This week we are going to get introduced to “big data” principles. We will discuss some of the issues and terminology but will not have any coding tasks associated with “big data”.


This reading will help you complete the tasks below.


  • Complete the listed reading for class discussion
  • Find an additional article on R or Python and “big data” and write a summary of the article
  • Create an .Rmd file summarizing your reading
  • Compile your .md and .html file into your git repository