The book, "Dataclysm" by Christian Rudder focuses on the relatively new phenomena that is big data. What is big data exactly? Dictionary.com defines it as "datasets,typicallyconsistingofbillionsortrillionsofrecords,thataresovastandcomplexthattheyrequirenewandpowerfulcomputationalresourcestoprocess." So, there is a whole lot of data out there and the tricky part is figure out what to do with it. In his book, Christian Rudder takes a look at just a small sample size of this big data that he has collected from his online dating site OkCupid.com and analyzes how it is affecting us as humans and what we should ultimately do with all of it.