7 Weirdest Quotes from GigaOM BigData NYC Conference

GigaOm hosted its BigData Conference yesterday in NYC to get the experts from data storage and prediction industry together. For more information about the big versus fast data debate read here. Some quotes that have been thrown around have been anything from noteworthy to outright funny, understand most of this is in context of complex data descriptions and not to be taken literally but goofy on their own.

GigaOm hosted its BigData Conference yesterday in NYC to get the experts from data storage and prediction industry together. For more information about the big versus fast data debate read here.

Some quotes that have been thrown around have been anything from noteworthy to outright funny, understand most of this is in context of complex data descriptions and not to be taken literally but goofy on their own.

Here are some memorable quotes from yesterday’s conference:

Seven Weirdest Quotes from GigaOm BigData NYC Conference

  1. “Size doesn’t matter, fast data is better than big data” — Hilary Mason, Bit.ly

  2. “Data is like Diarrhea…” — Jeff Jonas, IBM

  3. “American’s are data fat” –Marc Parrish, Barnes and Nobles

  4. “Our data is cheap, there’s also really good data out there. There’s customers for both.” –Flip Kromer, InfoChimps

  5. “If it takes 3 days to get an answer I’m not going to ask another question” — Marc Parrish, Barnes and Noble

  6. “Rack and stack” — Jeff Jonas, IBM

  7. “We’re talking low-end…excuse me, I mean start-ups.” — Stacey Higginbotham