Is Smart Concrete An Idea Whose Time has Come?

By Lloyd Marino Most of us dream big. The six-figure job, the fancy new car, and 4-bedroom home in a ritzy suburb…we all have a vision of what we’d like our lives to look like. Yet, when people start yacking about “the next big Big Data thing”, they’re really talking "small potatoes". It’s not because they lack imagination or vision.…

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Biggest Challenges Facing Big Data

By Lloyd Marino Would it surprise you to learn that almost 183 billion emails are exchanged daily, or that Google, is accessed more than 4 million times per minute? At the same time global Internet traffic has grown in just a few years from a data storage capacity of 8.6 million Gigabytes to a whopping 1 billion Gigabytes today. Meanwhile,…

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Is Big Data Driving Your Car Insurance Bill?

By Lloyd Marino Here’s a quick quiz. Which of these has a greater impact on your insurance premium: a clean driving record or bad credit? Hint: The answer might surprise you. In fact, auto insurance companies consider a wide array of factors when setting premiums, some of which don’t have anything to do with a person’s skill behind the wheel. In…

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