Turning ‘Big Data’ into ‘Big Value’

One of Disney’s hit films of 2014, “Big Hero 6” showed us a friendly easy-going robot who could identify a person’s health and emotions and act accordingly until the patient was fully satisfied with his care. From a technological point of view, this robot was no more than a gigantic combination of databases –Big Data– with a capability for rational thought that mirrored the human mind –artificial intelligence–.We simply have to watch the news to find information related to these two technologies every day. In fact, in July this year, SoftBank, the Japanese internet and telecommunications giant, unveiled Pepper – a humanoid robot that they claim was the first to respond to and exhibit human emotions. More importantly, the robot will be available for businesses in Japan where one of…


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