The New York Times published an article on Friday asking in its headline whether big data is a economic dud. Numerous quoted professors gave reasons why the analogy of data to oil doesn’t work, nor does the one of data to the electrical grid (and here I thought that analogy was about cloud computing). All in all, it was kind of foolish. Here’s why.
Why it’s way too early to dismiss big data’s economic impact
Published August 19, 2013 |