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  • Big Data News: A Revolution Indeed
    News last week that the term ?big data? was included in the quarterly online update of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). So now we have a most authoritative definition of what recently became big news: ?data of a very large size, typically to the extent that its manipulation and management present significant logistical challenges.?
    June 18, 2013 - Forbes
  • “Tweet,” “Crowdsourcing,” Added To Oxford English Dictionary
    Need to check if crowdsourcing is one word or two? Now you can look it up in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED).
    June 18, 2013 - CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
  • Oxford English Dictionary adds the words 'tweet,' 'e-book'
    The OED bent the rules slightly by adding 'tweet' in under 10 years – a nod to the word's rapid and widespread rise into everyday usage.
    June 17, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor

  • John Simpson in Times Online
    John Simpson, Chief Editor of the OED at Oxford University Press, said: "In 1879 Sir James Murray, the OED's original editor, appealed to 'the English-speaking and English-reading public' for volunteers to hunt for evidence of words to be added to...

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