What are the main differences between humans and other species? We cook, clothe ourselves, and tell stories. For generations, we have been telling stories which invoke emotions with words. Why should it be different when we tell stories using data? Story telling is a cornerstone of being human.
Big data is a colossal amount of data arriving at a dizzying speed. It is ferocious in its volume and its velocity. It is a story begging to be told to anybody willing to listen.