Here’s some interesting info on how to pick the fastest checkout line in a retail store.
And here’s another take on the same topic.
Check out Flowing Data for more info.
Here’s a video of Tom White from the Hadoop Summit talking about running Hadoop in the cloud. Tom is the author of Hadoop the Definitive Guide.
The guys from Cloudera put together the following executive overview of what Hadoop can do for big data.
Thanks to PBS Kids and Sid the Science Kid for this great music video about charts.