What is Big Data + Wordclouds

What is Big Data? There seem to be many def­i­n­i­tions and descrip­tions. One way to try an uncover what the term means is through word clouds and phrase clouds. Using ManyEyes, I visu­al­ized an arti­cle from O’Reilly enti­tled “What is Big Data?” . Here are the clouds:

Word Cloud

What is Big Data Tag Cloud

The tag cloud seems to do a bet­ter job of iden­ti­fy­ing key con­cepts than the word cloud: big data, com­pet­i­tive advan­tage, data ana­lyt­ics, source data.

I will try to blend mul­ti­ple arti­cles together and “tune” the clouds for a bet­ter rep­re­sen­ta­tion of key concepts.

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