Never argue with the data.

Over the weekend I was chatting with a friend of mine who was asking about what kind of jobs I thought would be in high demand in the next few years. At some point we were talking about LINUX and the “Grep” command, particularly it’s usefulness to find a text variable in a data file. Could it be that Grep was the forefather of Big Data? In either case, I made the point that if she wanted to be in a field that would be in significant demand, Big Data is going to be (no pun intended) big. Continue reading