Can Big Data Save the World?
The world is different in 2022. As we begin to emerge from a global pandemic we’re faced with a barrage of new crises that are shaking nations to their core: war, food shortages, broken supply chains, bioterrorism, energy shortages, and inflation. Will data-driven intelligence, now a critical component for countries, business managers, and economic enterprises large and small, offer solutions to these kinds of crises? Can software realistically contribute solutions to the many difficult realities that feel so intractable? Alex Karp, leader of one of the world's most important data analytics firms, Palantir, joins us to discuss his perspectives.