I'd guess this runs true for most ( if not all ) countries, but I'll mostly familiar with America, so I'll stick with that.
There is a sport called football which is largely controlled by the NFL corporation. They took in about $13b in 2016. Not too shabby, right? As a part of that world, are millions of pieces of data that general fans and fantasy football players analyze, memorize, obsess over, converse over, etc. Of course there is a division inside the NFL dedicated to organizing all of that information so that the stats websites, fantasy football world, gambling locations and more can all keep in sync with accurate data at all times. At any time of day, there are thousands of people going over these details on websites, sports-news shows, phone apps, etc. Every which way to twist and turn these numbers so that the past can be understood, the future outcomes can be narrowed down, and profits can be made or bar sports arguments can be won. This is an industry revolving around peopl... read more