This being human is a guest house.
Every morning a new arrival.
A joy, a depression, a meanness,
some momentary awareness comes
as an unexpected visitor.
Welcome and entertain them all!
Even if they are a crowd of sorrows,
who violently sweep your house
empty of its furniture,
still, treat each guest honorably.
He may be clearing you out
for some new delight.
The dark thought, the shame, the malice.
meet them at the door laughing and invite them in.
Be grateful for whatever comes.
because each has been sent
as a guide from beyond.
meeting of possibilities
calls itself I.
I ask: what am I doing here?
And, at once, this I
becomes unreal.” —Dag Hammarskjöld
Data is not the target. Data is not the answer. Data is not the insight.
Rather, data is the enabler for the real target: Insight that is communicated to the right person at the right time, in the right way.” —Just to Clarify: Stories are the Last Mile in Big Data (via interestingsnippets)