It is Sinhaji’s complete and unequivocal faith in the power of science that allows him to boldly venture into unknown technological terrain. “Science never lets you down, only we let science down”, he tells you.
Thoughts on math, stat, personalities, and big and small data
We know the fundamental equations to predict weather, our computing power and prowess is increasing phenomenally, and the data gathering ecosystem is growing exponentially in size and reliability … so shouldn’t we also change the way we compute and predict?
The rich used to hide their money in Swiss banks. It can’t be a coincidence that they are now getting ready to store data in Swiss mountains.
Bimal Roy’s personal integrity is complete and unimpeachable
After a very long technical discussion on the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method we conclude that it is time for D/L to retire in T20 cricket. Even Sachin Tendulkar had to retire one day!
Like a telecom service provider, a football team too is a business, governed by rules of performance and profitability.
To contain churn we must segment telecom customers — because the businessman who doesn’t hesitate to call a customer in Dubai or Alaska at high noon is very different from the thrifty man from Pune who only believes in missed calls.
Geo-location data from smartphones can be used in very innovative ways.