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What The Heck is... Big Data?

Big Data is THE biggest buzzwords around at the moment and I believe big data will change the world. Some say it will be even bigger than the …

Why the ‘Big Data’ Hype is NOT About Big or Data!

Big Data is changing our world. It will completely transform the way we do business, run countries and cities, find love, cure cancer, conduct …

Think Managing Federal Email Records Is Hard? Wait for Snapchat Records

Once upon a time, when federal employees used personal email for government communication, it was easy to call evasion, subterfuge or plain old …

Official justifies collecting metadata

The NSA is only interested in “relevant” information, but no one can agree on what that word means<p>On Friday, a top attorney in the intelligence community described the legal theory behind the government's metadata collection program, in terms that had been previously reported in the media, but not …

Content is All That Matters on the Web | Tips & Tricks

The widespread issue of website owners neglecting the value of their <b>web content</b> is a big problem.<p>We should talk about this problem because, if you …

Google Search: 10 Questions Answers to Help You Search Smarter!

At the Google Teacher Academy Lisa Thumann awed me with her lively presentation on Google Search. I must do an average of 15 searches a day on a wide …

Google unveils major upgrade to search algorithm

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1014000/1014088_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524618260_cf6428e91915c55802ff02167fcd1326<p><b>Google has unveiled an upgrade to the way it interprets users' search requests.</b><p>The new algorithm, codenamed Hummingbird, is the first major upgrade …

The Library Is Open: A Look at Librarians and Tumblr

<b>“Tumblr is rife with libraries. They’re everywhere.”</b><p>Online literary magazine <i>The Millions</i> has been keeping tabs on noteworthy book and culture-related …

NSA surveillance: don't underestimate the extraordinary power of metadata

'To be remembered after we are dead," wrote Hazlitt, "is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living." Cue President "George W" Obama in the matter of telephone surveillance by his National Security Agency. The fact that for the past seven years the agency has been …

All too much

Monstrous amounts of data<p>QUANTIFYING the amount of information that exists in the world is hard. What is clear is that there is an awful lot of it, …

How It Works: Underground Robot Library

Research libraries are facing an unexpected challenge: too many books. Despite digitization, bound collections continue to grow. Some libraries house their stacks offsite, which can create multi-day delays between request and retrieval. Last June, the Mansueto Library at the University of Chicago, …

It's not all about the books

THIS week Birmingham opened its impressive new library with an impassioned speech by Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban for …

Infographic: Animated Maps Of America’s Shifting Demographics

At what rate are Americans coming, going, living, and dying? These animated maps tell a fascinating visual story.<p>Most of this election season’s postmortems have focused on demographics, a vague phrase that refers to the changing face of the average American voter. But platitudes about young people …

Internet access at libraries

<b>Released:</b> December 28, 2012<p>In a survey this fall, the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project asked whether people had accessed the …

Celebrity statistician says data can help challenge common myths about the world, particularly on population and fertility<p>He's been called the Jedi master of data visualisation, dubbed a statistics guru and introduced as the man in whose hands data sings. When it comes to celebrity statisticians, …

Million-Year Data Storage Disk Unveiled - MIT Technology Review

Back in 1956, IBM introduced the world’s first commercial computer capable of storing data on a magnetic disk drive. The IBM 305 RAMAC used fifty …

Watch: Disney’s Experimental Touchscreens Let You ‘Feel’ Digital Objects | WIRED

The latest project out of Disney Research's lab is a rig that lets you feel objects on a touchscreen, using nothing more than some cleverly …