Many people come up to me in the street and ask me what Big Data is all about. It has happened to me so many times in the past that I am convinced that it might just happen to you as well. I know sort of thing, I read the Big Data tealeaves. Nothing gets past me. The first time a complete stranger came up to me in public and said Hello, will you tell me what this Big Data lark … [Read more...] about Big Data’s Virtuous Circus – the 10 V’s!
Will Big Data Make The Difference in the Volvo Ocean Race?
The Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier offshore race, an extraordinary test of sailing expertise and human endeavor, which started over 37 years ago. In the pas 4 decades, the race has changed a lot and today the teams will have to rely on Big Data to take the cup home. Since the last round the world race in 2011, all teams use identical 65-foot boats that were produced in … [Read more...] about Will Big Data Make The Difference in the Volvo Ocean Race?
How Big Data Enables Hyper-Local Real-Time Weather Forecasting
For thousands of years, people are trying to predict the weather. Back in the Babylonian times, the weather was forecasted based on cloud patterns and astrology. In the past years, weather forecasting has become significantly more accurate, thanks to the advance of super computers and massive amounts of data. But in the near future it is going to be even more accurate. … [Read more...] about How Big Data Enables Hyper-Local Real-Time Weather Forecasting