In Part 1 of his essay, Liam Day traced the history of the data revolution from the factory floor to baseball’s front offices and beyond. In Part 2, he examines the fear of data.
People tried to change Nicholas Ferroni, believing that the way he was born would make life harder. Fortunately, he came to accept himself the way God made him.
When I was in New York, I had the opportunity to play the role of Galileo Galilei. Given that he is the Father of Modern Physics and one of the greatest scientists of all time, I think I did him justice with my sensitive, yet passionate portrayal.
My friend Marcel would never consider himself a hero. But wages a daily war against daunting foes: ignorance, apathy, intellectual and cultural atrophy, and an increasingly dimmed recollection of the wisdom of a bygone age.