Top Big Data books recommended by experts

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Fundamentals of Big Data

Understanding the concepts of Big Data starts with understanding the fundamentals. On your way to mastery, it's crucial for you to understand how certain concepts were derived, and why things work like they do. Starting with these resources is the best way to do so.

Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think

Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think

In this brilliantly clear, often surprising work, two leading experts explain what big data is, how it will change our lives, and what we can do to protect ourselves from its hazards. Big Data is the first big book about the next big thing.

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

This book reveals how algorithms and mathematical models can perpetuate discrimination and undermine democracy, urging for transparency and accountability in their use.

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The Human Face of Big Data

The Human Face of Big Data

THE HUMAN FACE OF BIG DATA explores our vulnerabilities in the new cyber era, spotlighting issues of personal privacy, government surveillance and civil liberties, and the implications for the future of democracy when people's lives are chronicled and exposed to known and unknown entities.

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Analytics in a Big Data World: The Essential Guide to Data Science and its Applications

Analytics in a Big Data World: The Essential Guide to Data Science and its Applications

The book draws on author Bart Baesens' expertise on the topics of big data, analytics and its applications in e.g. credit risk, marketing, and fraud to provide a clear roadmap for organizations that want to use data analytics to their advantage, but need a good starting point.

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Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

This is an engaging book about how big data can be used to improve our understanding of human behavior, thinking, emotions, and preference. The basic idea is that if you ask people about their behavior or their preferences in surveys, even anonymous surveys, they will often lie.

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Big Data at Work: Dispelling the Myths, Uncovering the Opportunities

Big Data at Work: Dispelling the Myths, Uncovering the Opportunities

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