By Charlie Osborne
The University of California at Berkeley [School of Information] will be offering a class on big data to its undergraduate and postgraduate students this year, focused specifically on data analysis as applied to the social networking site Twitter — the perfect subject to study in relation to big data analysis.
The never-ending flow of information found on Twitter is a subject that students are more likely to relate to than other uses of big data — including studying the origins of the universe or complex cloud computing systems....
More information: Info 290. Analyzing Big Data with Twitter