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Big Data’s Dirty Little Secret

Consumed => “Why the Nate Silvers of the World Don’t Know Everything” by Felix Salmon on Wired.

http://www.wired.com/business/2014/01/quants-dont-know-everything

=> My value add (i.e., left a comment)…

Big Data’s Dirty Little Secret: More data / signals delivered faster does not necessarily lead to better decisions.

Sure, there are things that big data does well. On the other hand, if there’s a decision point then the human element also needs to be optimized. In fact, more & faster signals might even magnify the flaws of the less able.

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