# Has Big Data significantly changed Data Science?

New KDnuggets Poll is asking: Has Big Data significantly changed Data Science principles and practice? Please vote.

~~New KDnuggets Poll is asking: ~~

Here are the results of KDnuggets Poll: **Has Big Data significantly changed Data Science?**.

On one hand, new methods like deep belief networks, which are producing amazing results, are only possible with very large data sets.

On the other hand, basic ideas like avoiding overfitting and normal distribution are just as important for Big Data as for small data.

Please vote ==>

Also check a webcast which inspired this poll:

Webcast: Data Science: Not Just for Big Data, Oct 16, with

- Kalido CTO Darren Peirce,
- David Smith (Revolution Analytics),
- Gregory Piatetsky, Editor of KDnuggets.