Friday, October 24, 2014

Can Big Data Revolutionize Farming?

An article discussing data mining and analytics as a potential disruptive force which could radically improve agriculture:

http://www.producer.com/2014/10/is-data-the-next-disruptive-force-in-the-world-food-supply/

Since the Indian govt is busily applying information technology to so many aspects of governance, it might focus more attention on applying the fruits of information technology towards agricultural productivity, since farming is a mainstay of the Indian economy and India is a food-constrained country.

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