The year is about to roll over and we thought it was time for one last look at the past year. Here’s a quick look back at our five most popular posts of 2013.
Happy New Year!
It seems our readers just like to have (a little) fun. This post is nothing but that, taking a strange look at a serious topic.
Who are the most likely to commit crimes according to their star charts? Those under the first zodiac sign – Aries – came in first in crime committing.
While it may not mean much, it is interesting to note that those born under this sign consider themselves first. Maybe a clue. Maybe a coincidence. Read more about our deeper data dive into why your horoscope may matter in your likelihood to commit a crime.
Data geeks love Twitter. And this piece shows us the geeks supreme on the topic of big data. This list gives you a look inside the best of the best accounts to follow and who rules the roost in conversing about big data.
Now, a question for you. Who do you think is the most influential in the big data conversation? Tweet your answer to us, of course.
What’s smarter than a fifth grader? Machines helping people. This popular post shows some real-world examples of how companies, especially those in the energy, insurance and healthcare industries are leveraging machine-to-machine communication to make data breakthroughs that save time, money and lives.
Speed to decision was a popular point in 2013. And Procter & Gamble’s mission to put the power of data with the people (50,000+ employees in Decision Cockpits) is a testament to the success in self-service analytics and a data-driven culture.
No. 1 – 13 Really Cool Quotes About Data
It seems that our most popular post of 2013 was one full of fun (or distraction, but we’re not pointing any fingers).
Here’s a look at one from our favorite detective that sums up our mission in using data to better business: “It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.” Sherlock Holmes, “A Study in Scarlett” (Arthur Conan Doyle).
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