oa CSIR Science Scope - The science of data : freedom to think : ICT
|Article Title||The science of data : freedom to think : ICT|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Jan 2015|
|Pages||72 - 73|
Freedom to think is what computers were supposed to provide to human beings. It is the reason why the calculator and indeed computers were invented. Instead of humans manually doing calculations on paper, number crunching gets done by the computer, freeing up humans to do the more complex and creative type of thinking. It is at this cusp of interactivity between human insight and computing analytics that data science truly comes alive and amazing benefits can be realised by extracting value, products and insights from messy and unstructured data.
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