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THICK DATA: WHAT BIG DATA IS MISSING!!!

Big data is quantifiable data or information without human insight or the input of human desires, wants, and goals which is information about how humans really feel about something and is called thick data.

In China for example most poor humans desire and invest a very large percentage of their money in a smart phone rather than in luxury goods or goods in general which companies are trying to sell utilizing only big data. It seems that poor Chinese value social interaction and the freedom which the internet affords over mere material possessions and this fact is not something which is obvious with just an analysis of big data.

Netflix uncovered that humans like to binge watch something which they come across which interests them and are not just interested in the most popular media alone.

Predictive power is what everyone desires but thick data is more efficient at doing this than mere big data.

Tricia Wang does a very good presentation of what thick data is and what big data lacks. Here is a link which I think you will enjoy-

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THE TRUTH ABOUT DEGREE*

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Degree: n. a point on a scale used to measure something quantitatively and/or qualitatively

Degree just basically means a point on a scale which may be mathematical in nature or qualitative and a rather vague position on a scale of subjective excellence.

A high temperature degree is much different than a high or large degree of skill in acting, comedy, and politics which is much more subjectively qualitative in nature. Qualitative degrees often satisfy themselves with just making value judgments of very bad, bad, good, and very good so here there are only four degrees of qualitative measurement or assessment. The most primitive qualitative degree assessment is saying that something is either good or bad which is only two degrees of assessment.

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