Why an MIT PhD Says Big-Data Education Is Now ‘Fundamentally Important’

The home to startup Podium Data: Lowell, MA. Let’s wander outside our Boston bubble for a moment and direct our attention to Lowell. That’s right, Lowell. It might seem like the last time that city was any kind of beacon of innovation was back in the Industrial Revolution. But there’s actually a startup out there now that’s doing big things with that beloved buzzword: big data. Podium Data has created a solution that leverages the power of Hadoop – the software framework that lets people pool and store massive datasets – but ensures companies can find the information they need immediately when they need it. Essentially, they’re enabling businesses to tune out all of the unnecessary noise found in big data to have ready access to the data they’re actually looking…


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