Big Data is Overrated

Big Data is Overrated

We Need to Rediscover that Numbers Aren’t Everything. If thou gaze long into an algorithm, the algorithm will also gaze into… well, not exactly thee, right? More like a patchy portrait of your likeness churned out by a mimeograph low on ink—sharply delineated in a few areas, sure, but hazy and obscure in many others.Yet close enough in the broad strokes to serve as a makeshift Rorschach test for those who believe a selective data set can provide the imprimatur of scientific detachment to a conclusion in search of confirming evidence.Continue reading Big Data is Overrated at Michael Hyatt. …