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Why Big Data Failed to Predict the U.S. Election

Steve Hilton, Crowdpac's chief executive officer, Steve Huffman, Reddit's co-founder and chief executive officer, and Keith Rabois, Khosla Ventures …

Big Data

Big Data and the US election

The US election is upon us. We watch the see-sawing in the polls with bated breath—last Wednesday’s <i>Mint</i> carried a blurb that Donald Trump now has a …

New York Times

Benchmarks to prove you need an analytical database for Big Data

When it comes to big data, it’s important to ask “What’s next?” Sure, users find lower licensing costs when storing data in Hadoop—although they …

Crowdsourcing the Unknown: The Satellite Search for Genghis Khan

Abstract<p>Massively parallel collaboration and emergent knowledge generation is described through a large scale survey for archaeological anomalies …

5 Pitfalls of Taking a Product-First Approach to Analytics

<i>In this special guest feature, Karthik Palanisamy, Vice President of Analytics at itelligence, highlights how avoiding a product-first approach to</i> …

Big Data

The big-data revolution in US health care: Accelerating value and innovation

Big data could transform the health-care sector, but the industry must undergo fundamental changes before stakeholders can capture its full value.<p><b>A</b> …

Digital Health

Google Fiber division cuts staff by 9%, “pauses” fiber plans in 11 cities | Ars Technica

Alphabet ISP shifting to wireless tech, but not giving up entirely on fiber.<p>The Alphabet division that operates Google Fiber is laying off or …

Self-Driving Cars

How Beginners Get It Wrong In Machine Learning

<i>The 5 Most Common Mistakes That Beginners Make <br>And How To Avoid Them.</i>I help beginners get started in machine learning.But I see the same mistakes in …

Machine Learning

Most of Trump’s charts skew the data. And not always in his favor.

Data Visualization

Computer generated math proof is largest ever at 200 terabytes

(Phys.org)—A trio of researchers has solved a single math problem by using a supercomputer to grind through over a trillion color combination …

Supercomputers

Introduction to Social Computing - Attini Software on SharePoint

Hypothesis Testing

When you conduct a piece of quantitative research, you are inevitably attempting to answer a research question or hypothesis that you have set. One …

How to use APIs from Twitter, Google & Facebook to find data, ideas

As more and more journalists are finding, APIs are a great way to get data for your Web applications and projects.<p>An API, or application programming …

Learn to Think Like a Data Scientist

At this point, it's cliché to emphasize the potential benefits of leveraging data to innovate and advance your marketing efforts. Every marketer …

Data Science

Kayak Uses Big Data To Predict The Best Day To Book Your Travel Journey

Kayak is a meta search engine for the travel industry and they have adopted big data throughout their organisation to create better services.