Saturday, October 22, 2011

BigData = HPC 2.0 and Network 2.0 and reduces healthcare costs

Mckinsey report on big data . http://www.mckinsey.com/mgi/publications/big_data/pdfs/MGI_big_data_full_report.pdf Excerpt from this.. For instance, if US health care could use big data creatively and effectively to drive efficiency and quality, we estimate that the potential value from data in the sector could be more than $300 billion in value every year, two-thirds of which would be in the form of reducing national health care expenditures by about 8 percent May be the republican candidates should study big data ; they are far easier to remember than three agencies...

Algos and Data Structures

From the title of this blog, one might wonder if I have something to say along the lines of Nicholas Wirth's famous books Algo and Data ...