Northwestern University in Qatar to Host Big Data Symposium

Northwestern University in Qatar has announced an open symposium on Big Data November 19 at NU-Q. The event will look at how Big Data applies to the understanding of media management, content production and consumption.

Big data is the next frontier in analyzing the ways in which society shapes and consumes media. The exceptional technologies and manpower required to process such large quantities of data have created a need within the media industry to further our understanding of Big Data, in terms of what content we produce, how we produce it, and how we can best deliver it to our audiences. It is also a crucial subject for journalists, as some of the biggest stories of our day, such as national security and many global trends, are a direct result of the emergence of big data.”

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