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Let’s imagine that big data can be compared to TV. This may sound far-fetched, but it might prove to be a good analogy, and at least it will break the monotony surrounding big data.

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Comments (2)
Hi Ted. A really apt analogy! Although having long given up on broadcast TV as anything other than a distraction and a channel for bad news, I'm not very optimistic that big data will come good. Maybe I'm a skeptic, but the focus of much big data is so banal that it hardly counts as soap opera. Given the political, financial and ecological issues we face in 2013, "sell more stuff" is the most uninspiring driver for way too many big data projects... Barry.
Posted by Barry D | Saturday, December 29 2012 at 12:02AM ET
We have a vision of creating a real-time big data platform capable of sophisticated things, I know this is not going to be easy to do but as you say the technology is going to evolve rapidly just like the TV did!,
Posted by Lloyd H | Friday, January 04 2013 at 9:46AM ET
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