Datalandia, the fictional town saved by data

Posted to Statistics  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

GE has a short video series on a fictional town called Datalandia where machines talk to each other and data is exchanged in a hero-like fashion. “This summer the most cliched movie plots won’t be coming to a theatre near you. This summer the most cliched movie plots are about to collide with big data!”

It’s like IBM’s Smarter Planet commercials combined with Team America. [Thanks, Chris]

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