Insights Are Found Where You Look For Them

The New York Times is mining Reddit for insights on how people react to their articles. This is a brilliant move. NYT Director of Analytics Innovation James G. Robinson spoke on the topic this week at the World News Media Conference in Washington, D.C. A post on his talk in Journalism.co.uk revealed interesting tidbits in […]

The Importance of the Human Touch in Interpreting Data

We’re enamored with Google’s driverless car, Amazon delivery drones and algorithms that predict what TV shows we’ll want to watch before they are even written. Whether you call it Big Data, algorithms, predictive analytics – any or all of the above – there’s one thing that’s still certain. The human touch is still important. The […]