Jenna Cederberg of the Missoulian writes that Big Data technology has come to Missoula with Alex Philip’s company called TerraEchos. Named after the Greek word “know now” their Kairos product is able to process, analyze, and correlate big data a it streams, enabling clients to identify and address threats in real time.
Philp explained the amazing technology this way at the Beacon ceremony: Imagine you’re listening to 1,000 songs on your iPod and you need to analyze every word in every song all at the same time. You have to find the word zebra, and then find the denotative and connotative difference of how they’re using the word zebra in each song, with a 90 percent failproof rate.
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