“Person of Interest” is a hit series on CBS where the heroes use pattern recognition to predict and prevent crime. In real life, everyone knows the NSA knows everything about everyone.
Big data is a tamer version of this concept. Here’s an example of big data that’s available for free: The huge amount of information gathered by the U.S. Census. The data is made available for free at www.census.gov. This has great value if you are looking for new markets or prospects.
Author: Bryce Sanders