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Sure, Big Data Is Great. But So Is Intuition. (nytimes.com)
9 points by ryutin 1544 days ago | hide | past | web | 2 comments | favorite



The article steers the reader, wanting them to conclude that there is something wrong with data science as a field that is solved by _human_ intuition - this left me feeling much the way any science fiction movie makes me feel: no matter what mothership, demigod, or alien species they encounter, _humans_ will emerge victorious. Fine for a science fiction story, but not quite so believable in this context, where little evidence is offered.


I thought big data was the problem. Why is it great all of a sudden?




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