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Big data fails? Twice?

Consumed => “Netflix Stock Falls After Change in Pricing” by Brian Stelter on NY Times.

http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/15/price-hike-sends-netflixs-stock-downward

I would think that Netflex must have done testing, profiling and big data crunching, lots of big data crunching before they made this decision. Now what?

The other short coming? Maybe this past weekend and the terror threat in NYC and Washington DC. Certainly between airline records and anything else the Intelligence Community has access to they could have confirmed or not the existence of any individuals who fit the travel profile  of the alleged attackers-to-be. Join this. Exclude that. Bingo! Or not.

Maybe there are just some things the data can’t foresee?

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