Seven of Columbus’s biggest firms are making a big bet on big data. They have joined together to form a new company to collect and share information. It’s called the Columbus Collaboratory and leaders say it will create 100 new jobs.
This tidbit may come as a bit surprise in these days of fragmented audiences watching video on their computers and iPods or one of hundreds of cable channels — Last Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIV was the most watched program in television history! An estimated 106.5 million viewers watched the game, which gave the beleaguered New [...]
The November 19th Columbus Dispatch headline, “ESPN deal for BCS a victory for viewers,” could not have been more misleading. The deal is certainly not a victory for over 100,000 households in central Ohio unable to view, for the first time, the major collegiate bowl games, including the national championship. Some of these viewers have [...]