Google Flu Trends — A Big Data Fail? Not Exactly

Learn Big Data Lessons From Google
June 20th, 2014
With Contributors:
Leslie Owens
and Abigail Komlenic


In 2008, Google developed a big data predictive model using Internet search terms that it claimed could track the spread of the flu faster and with greater accuracy than the Center for Disease Control (CDC). In recent years, however, some academics have q

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