'I think people would be surprised to know my relationship with data, which is actually one of great skepticism as well as great admiration,' Nguyen says, adding that data only tells its observer what is happening, not why it’s happening. ‘You have to know where its limits are. Using data properly is a constant stream of experiments and feedback. The human-learning of that is part of the culture that I think is probably the most difficult to replicate.’
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#FridayFunFact2: For the first time, the number of broadband subscribers with the major U.S. cable companies exceeded the number of cable subscribers, the Leichtman Research Group reported today. Among other things, these figures suggest the industry is now misnamed. Evidently these are broadband companies that offer cable on the side.
— (from: The Internet Is Officially More Popular Than Cable in the U.S. | Business | WIRED)
#SaturdaySadStat: almost half of listeners do not finish the songs they started listening too. Pretty sobering for artists (and streaming services). Tons of great stats in these charts and sad facts for the music industry.