Check out this NPR report about Big Data with a focus on what is going on here in Boston. The story features an interview with Marilyn Matz, CEO of Paradigm4. Marilyn discusses how big data will be changing the way your auto insurance premiums are calculated.

SciDB has opened the door for customized software tools for data scientists. In this interview, Marilyn talks about how Paradigm4 is working with an auto insurance company to calculate insurance premiums on the fly, based on individual driving practices. This is just one of the many ways SciDB is helping firms use complex math to solve previously unsolvable problems.

You can listen to the interview here: