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    Sunday musings: Data tracking — food we eat, customer service, planes we fly

Sunday musings: Data tracking — food we eat, customer service, planes we fly

We take time to muse about big data. It has significant promises in the fields of promising merchandising and, perhaps, in customer service. But, big data has a problem with big physical objects, like a 250-ton airplane.

What we’re reading: Takeoff aborted at PHL, experiencing Hawaii, TSA stops live data testing

Takeoff aborted at Philadelphia International Airport, passenger snaps runway selfie

US Airways flight 1702 had to abort its takeoff when a tire blew and the nose gear collapsed.
The passengers aboard Flight 1702 heading for Florida were forced to evacuate onto the Philadelphia International Airport’s runway after a nose gear collapse that left plumes of smoke.

One passenger requested medical attention but no other injuries were reported, according to an airport spokesman.

What we’re reading: Missing jet changed course, AA and Jet Blue cut FF ties, Vegas goes Country

Missing jet changed course, American, Jet Blue end partnership, The Week Vegas Goes Country

What we’re reading: Standing airline tickets possible, no automated messages from doomed plane, Vegas — burger capital

Standing airline tickets possible, no automated messages from Malaysia Airlines, Vegas is Hamburger Capital of the World

What we’re reading: Malaysia Airlines cuts US flights, Southwest wins 54 DCA slots, Delta’s in-flight safety video

Malaysia Airlines withdraws from US, Southwest wins 54 slots at Reagan National, Delta's new in-flight safety video

What we’re reading: Malaysia Airlines joins oneworld, strike coming at Iberia, junk food museums

Malaysia Airlines joins oneworld alliance, Iberia workers to strike, junk food museums

What we’re reading: Malaysia Airlines creates kid-free zone, SWA shifting some ATL flights to AirTran, TSA testing electronic document checkers

Malaysia Airlines creates kid-free zone, Southwest Airlines is shifting some Atlanta flights back to AirTran, TSA testing an electronic document checkers