Big Data is changing our world. I learned a lot about the subject after attending the O'Reilly Strata Making Data Work Conference, held February 1-3 in Santa Clara, California. I was able to attend with an all-access pass, courtesy of a Webgrrls giveaway.
The event, held over the course of three days, ran from early morning until late into the evening. So there were many opportunities to learn, listen, talk to others, ask questions, and just take it all in.
The first day featured extended workshops, including a data boot-camp, an executive summit, explanations on how to use programs li