Natural disasters seem inescapable, leaving us feeling vulnerable in the hands of nature. How is this possible, given all the data and technology that surrounds us today? Can’t experts get better at prediction, and even try to stave off more natural calamities or more effectively reduce the loss of
Last year I made a few predictions about what would come to pass in the big data landscape in 2015. How close was I? Let’s revisit some of my 2015 predictions to see if they came to fruition and whether there were any surprises.
If I’ve learned one thing in 2014, both through practice and study, it’s that we as humans create data at an astonishing pace. Through advances in technology, each day we create more data than is humanly possible to understand in a single lifetime. The takeaway from this is that we need help!
In the next five years, buying local will beat online. Merging the tactility and immediacy of physical retail with the richness and personalization of online, local shops will make online-only stores seem downright quaint.