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The answer to the question "Can data create a hit tv show?" is obviously yes. Television has been doing this for years or rather they have been improving formulas and statistics that they have taken years to create and collect. IMDB or Internet Movie Database is probably one of the best sources of information about TV and film that's accessible by both companies and the public (to an extent). If you don't know what it is, IMDB is it's is an online database of information related to films, television programs, and video games, including cast, production crew, fictional characters, biographies, plot summaries, trivia and reviews. A subsidiary of Amazon they will have a leg up on the competition with the data that's gathered from the site through viewers of shows but for the most part that information is shared freely. ...

I started the morning watching the above TED talk. If you don't know what TED is that's okay, but know that you've probably been influenced by or heard something from one of their talks before. TED is a platform for ideas worth spreading. Started in 1984 as a conference where technology, entertainment and design converged, TED today shares ideas from a broad spectrum — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independent TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world. via TED Watching the above talk I couldn't help but tear up a little bit as unsurprisingly I connected with it as is often the case with many TED talks that I've watched. This one however got me in my core, that bit of me that can't decide who or what to be. ...