I admit that this analogy is far from being the most glamorous way to imagine the state of one’s brain, but it is one way to think about intelligence.
As human beings, we naturally absorb data. In fact, we have millions of different sensors all over our body, starting from our 5 basic senses.
Your brain synthesizes the data then builds a model of the world around you. It does so on gigabytes of data, in real-time.
Subsequently, based on the data your brain collects- you make decisions.
You decide your next course of action by studying this model of the world, against your objectives and priorities. …
Until now, the difference between an expert and a citizen has been simple: education and cost.
Could a business with no personnel versed in data science and analytics, nor the budget to obtain the tools needed to make heads and tails of its data, match an enterprise with the correct ingredients stride for stride? Probably not. But that, like everything else, is changing.
The way we communicate has evolved significantly over the last thirty years, and, along with that, our understanding of the world. It has fundamentally changed the way we do business and access knowledge, now that we have everything we could ever need at our fingertips. …
When the pace of the coronavirus pandemic began to quicken, we noticed something interesting.
In some ways, it was unsurprising to us because it was integral to our mission, one which is now clearer than ever, made so by the countless users we’ve seen login and become citizen data scientists in minutes.
The number of people using VAYU has grown significantly throughout March, propelled in part by an ever-growing curiosity and a desire to understand. Our users wanted clarity and they got it.
With the growing number of COVID-19 cases, it’s no surprise that people want to get to the bottom of it all, and what better way to do so than through data? …