Steve Lohr for NYTimes:
His most recent paper concludes: “The term Big Data, which spans
computer science and statistics/econometrics, probably originated in
the lunch-table conversations at Silicon Graphics in the mid-1990s,
in which John Mashey figured prominently.”
Not sure how you’ll use this, but now you know who came up with the term Big Data.
Original title and link: The Origins of ‘Big Data’: An Etymological Detective Story ( ©myNoSQL)