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–White House: “Big Data is indeed a Big Deal”

Posted by Brett Sheppard on April 2, 2012

White House Big Data AnnouncementThe U.S. federal government announced over US$200 million in funding for a wide range of both new and already-in-progress initiatives related to Big Data. Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Dr. John Holdren (pictured at left) spoke on Thursday March 29, 2012 in a panel presentation and webcast at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) auditorium in Washington, D.C.  Read the rest of this entry »

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