The Board

There’s an unforgettable scene in the movie A Beautiful Mind when the wife discovers her husband's conspiracy room. He, being a pattern genius and a schizophrenic, had assembled a vast conspiracy board with endless connections to grand plans from enemies far and wide.

While the example in A Beautiful Mind showed its downsides, connecting the dots between different data points can be a powerful way of representing the world. This used to be something limited to newspaper clippings and yarn, but today we get to benefit from the scalability of computation. Specifically, this is the realm of graph databases.

 

Graph Database

In a graph database, you usually see it ... subscribe to read more

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