How Many People Does It Take To Forecast The Weather?

Technology and weather have a rich symbiotic relationship.  The idea of numerical weather prediction existed before modern day computers and a ‘human’ computer was even hypothesized to do the needed calculations.  In current time, Big Data has become a key part of that relationship.  This is a key factor in answering the question … Why did IBM buy The Weather Company?

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