In the same week that Google Analytics used Tweets to predict that London Mayoral election incumbent Boris Johnson was holding a four-point lead over long time Labour rival Ken Livingston, IBM also rolled out a law enforcement analytics package aimed at helping to predict and ultimately prevent criminal and terrorist activity. Big data, big results.
The young North Korea boss and trainee despot has an unenviably difficult task stepping into the crazy shoes of his bonkers father, and attempting to waddle around in them with a similarly jaunty gait.
McKinsey Global Institute ranks it as one of the largest sectors of growth in the coming years, describing "a tremendous wave of innovation productivity and growth... all driven by Big Data."
It sounds like something from a sci-fi movie, but the Sun erupted on Tuesday evening, releasing a torrent of charged particles that could have many implications on our infrastructure.
I wonder how many other inventors would dare to follow Musk's lead. I guess as space travel is such a small and specialised market, it's a risk which Musk can take, though ultimately extremely lucrative.