Is Big Data and Hyper-Targeting the new Atomic Bomb of Politics?
Jan31

Is Big Data and Hyper-Targeting the new Atomic Bomb of Politics?

A friend recently posted an article about Big Data on Facebook that provides a possible insight on the recent shock vote on Brexit and the election of President Trump in the US. It’s a fasicinating discussion on the use of hyper-targeting and extreme profiling to deliver highly-tailored messages to influence voters. You can read it here – The Data That Turn The World Upside Down Hyper-targeting However I don’t think...

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Database Landscape Map (June 2013) from 451 Research
Feb13

Database Landscape Map (June 2013) from 451 Research

This is a rather nice infographic I found on the Database Landscape from 451 Research from June 2013. It shows the relationship between the SQL and NoSQL databases, and gives a nice feel for the interrelationships. I also like the fact that he’s included Hadoop even though, technically, Hadoop is not a database, it’s an eco-system that includes a database – often HBase. But it is very, very important when your...

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