Does ‘Big Data’ Miss The Bigger Picture Of Things That Can’t Be Measured?

My latest Huffington Post UK blog has been posted, as: Can ‘Big Data’ Value Who We Truly Are?

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Here is an excerpt:

Big data undoubtedly has great potential to serve society when employed with integrity. But big data, framed in terms of materialistic measurements, can also miss the mark both on the human scale of individual nuance and in the bigger picture of the impact of things that cannot be measured.

This is especially true in the case of healthcare where an increasing number of people see their route to gaining and sustaining wellness wrapped up in immeasurables, such as the desire and demand for growth in spiritual graces like forgiveness and love….

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Categories: Spirituality and Society

Author:Tony Lobl

I write and speak on spirituality from my perspective as a Christian Science practitioner. I am also an Associate Editor for the Christian Science periodicals. I studied at the University of Surrey earning a BSc Hons Degree in Modern Mathematics before the impact of spirituality on health caught my attention and re-shaped my career.

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