What is Big Data?
The Big Data Conundrum: How to Define It? (MIT Tech review)
Big Data 101 (by Intel)
News stories about Big Data and Data Science
The Age of Big Data, By Steve Lohr, (NY Times February 11, 2012)
Tell me, professor, what is big data? By Mark Whitehorn, (The Register 12th August 2013)
Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing (UC Berkeley)
Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering (Columbia University)