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Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

Big Data

Telling stories with data visualisation by Matt Daniels from Polygraph

In my job I get to meet people who are not only passionate about what they do, but who also know how to reflect on that work. Matt Daniels is one of …

Researchers Are a Step Closer to Creating an Untraceable 'Quantum Internet'

We want it!<p>Scientists are figuring out how to create a 'quantum Internet' that will be totally secure and virtually unhackable. So secure, in fact, …

First Look: Zipp 404 NSW Wheels

Zipp gives the skunkworks treatment to its most popular wheel<p>Back in October, Zipp unveiled its Nest Speed Weaponry (NSW) program with the launch of the 808 NSW wheels. ‘Nest’ is the nickname of the research and development area inside Zipp’s factory in Indianapolis. It’s where all the new products …

First Look: Michelin Power Tires

A revamped line of top-end road tires from the French rubber giant claims some eye-catching performance improvements<p>Tires are one of the largest, most active, and most diverse cycling product categories. It seems like there is always something new being launched.<p>So it’s a bit paradoxical that one …

Dead Pigeons and the Universe's Birth: 5 Weird Facts About Big Bang Theory

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It has been 50 years since two scientists found landmark evidence for the Big Bang theory.<p>Robert Wilson and Arno Penzias were …

Why a Physics Revolution Might Be on Its Way

The field of physics may be turned on its head soon, said renowned physicist Nima Arkani-Hamed during a live lecture from the Perimeter Institute for …

Physics

It’s actually open source software that’s eating the world

At Lightspeed we’ve been investing aggressively in open source software (OSS) businesses for the past 10 years. Recently, we’ve seen a significant increase in entrepreneurs pitching open source startups, and we’ve also seen greater competition for these deals. We pulled together some numbers in an …

Open Source Software

Map of World's Groundwater Shows Planet's 'Hidden' Reservoirs

A new map of Earth's groundwater supply shows where on the planet water is locked up and "hidden" underground.<p>The map — the first of its kind — …

Physicists Say Consciousness May Be A State Of Matter: The Non-Physical Is Indeed Real

I'm in!<p><b>“Looking for consciousness in the brain is like looking in the radio for the announcer.” –</b> Nassim Haramein, director of research for the …

These brilliant scientists each won $3 million for discovering a way to turn brain cells on or off using light

Two of the scientists honored at this year's awards were Ed Boyden of MIT and Karl Deisseroth of Stanford, who pioneered a technique for turning brain cells on or off using pulses of light.<p>A total of $22 million was awarded during a gala on Sunday night hosted by TV producer Seth MacFarlane, with a …

University College London

Google just released powerful new artificial intelligence software — and it's open source

On Monday, the tech giant released TensorFlow, a new AI system that's used in everything from recognizing speech on a noisy sidewalk to finding photos of your pet dog Fluffy.<p>And in a rare move for Google, it's making its software open source, meaning anyone can access and edit the code.<p>The software …

We’re sitting on a big data time bomb

$114 billion. That’s how much global organizations will spend on big data in 2018, an increase of more than 300 percent in just five years. But how much of that is money well spent?<p>Over the past 10 or so years, we’ve seen widespread adoption of new approaches for managing big data such as Mapreduce …

Big Data

What I’m Reading: Genetics Professor Nazneen Rahman

<i>Named Britain’s third most influential woman of 2014, Professor Nazneen Rahman has amassed some impressive achievements in a relatively short career: she’s Professor of Human Genetics at the Institute of Cancer Research, Head of the Clinical Genetics Department at Royal Marsden Hospital, Fellow of</i> …

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