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How Innovation Is Stimulating Agriculture In Africa - Ventures Africa

<b>Editor’s Note: This article was featured in Ventures Africa magazine February/March edition</b><p>Agriculture in Africa currently stands at the crossroads …

Titans of innovation

AS A technical feat, ATLAS takes some beating. It is the world’s biggest microscope, used by physicists at CERN, a large laboratory near Geneva, to …

Four ways data scientists are using digital art to humanize data

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>The growing pains of big data were apparent at the Data 2.0 Summit on Tuesday in San Francisco.<p>During one panel, the assertion …

The Value of Big Data Isn’t the Data

It is clear that a new age is upon us. Evidence-based decision-making (aka Big Data) is not just the latest fad, it’s the future of how we are going to guide and grow business. But let’s be very clear: There is a huge distinction to be made between “evidence” and “data.” The former is the end game …

Without Analytics, Big Data is Just Noise

<i>Guest post by Eric Schwartzman, founder and CEO of Comply Socially, which helps employers manage the risk and capitalize on the opportunities of</i> …

The Science of What We Do (and Don’t) Know About Data Visualization

Visualization is easy, right? After all, it’s just some colorful shapes and a few text labels. But things are more complex than they seem, largely due to the the ways we see and digest charts, graphs, and other data-driven images. While scientifically-backed studies do exist, there are actually …

Collaborative Comes Before Open

by Kevin McFarthing<p>Each Thursday at 12pm EST (US) there is a Twitter chat using the hashtag #innochat. Recently the admirable duo of Sarah Caldicott …

5 Trends That Will Drive The Future Of Technology

Trends get a bad rap, mostly because they are often equated with fashions. Talk about trends and people immediately start imagining wafer thin models strutting down catwalks in outrageous outfits, or maybe a new shade of purple that will be long forgotten by next season.<p>Yet trends can be important, …

Internet Eyewear Darling Warby Parker Can Now Be Seen On Your TV

While most brick-and-mortar operations have gotten used to supplementing their TV advertising with online videos, many natively digital businesses have done things the other way around. Warby Parker is the latest example.<p>For its very first TV ad, the Internet eyeglasses retailer offers a …

Gamification and the Innovation Process

by Jessica Day<p>It was estimated that $100 million was spent on gamification in 2010. It was also predicted that that number would rise to $2.8 billion …

A New Form of Crowdsourcing for Innovation: Problemsourcing

by Yannig Roth<p>An increasing number of companies use crowdsourcing today, tasking the crowd to come up with creative solutions to their corporate …

Why becoming a data scientist might be easier than you think

Advertisement<p>24 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Andrea Danti<p>Maybe the business world has jumped the gun with all the talk about a looming skills …

Can Kaggle make data science a spectator sport?

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock/photofriday<p>Updated: Don’t worry if you don’t yet have a favorite data scientist, I don’t either. But …

Memo to recent college grads: Big data jobs are your future

You may have heard: big data is big. Target uses it to push baby gear onto expectant moms. For Facebook and Google, it's the coin of the realm. And a …

With Big Data, we are creating artificial intelligences that no human can understand

<i>Excerpted from</i> BIG DATA: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think <i>by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Kenneth Cukier.</i><p>Computer systems currently base their decisions on rules they have been explicitly programmed to follow. Thus when a decision goes awry, as is inevitable from time to …

Big data analytics is great but it’s no silver bullet

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Albert Chau<p>A lot of the talk around big data analytics focuses on the sheer amount of data, the speed of inputs and …

Microsoft drops Dryad; puts its big-data bets on Hadoop

Microsoft is dropping its 'Dryad' big-data processing work and focusing, instead, on developing a Windows Azure and Windows Server implementation of …

Big Data

Nate Silver Gets Real About Big Data

While it has become <i>de rigueur</i> to ascribe all sorts of supernatural powers to Big Data, one of the world’s most celebrated statisticians, Nate Silver, is far more circumspect about it. If anything, according to Silver in his book <i>The Signal and the Noise</i>, Big Data carries the potential to cloud our …

I Scoop Hadoop Schnoops! (or How Google and the CIA are shaping Big Data)

Just recently, Svetlana Sicular, a research director at Gartner declared that <b>Big Data had entered its “Trough of Disillusionment”</b>. What was supposed to ensue was all types of negative sentiment about the space.<p>Instead, more positive attention was drawn to Big Data. This month alone, <b>4 of my friends</b> …

Moving from Big Data to Big Wisdom

<i>Editor’s note: Darin McKeever is a deputy director in the Global Policy & Advocacy division at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he leads the foundation’s charitable sector support team.</i> <i>This article was published as part of a debate on Big Data and in advance of the Skoll World Forum in</i> …

SQL is what’s next for Hadoop: Here’s who’s doing it

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / hauhu<p>When we first began putting together the schedule for Structure: Data several months ago, we knew …

Ford Challenges Developers to Tackle Car Data

Ford Unveils App Challenge<p>The Ford App Challenge<p>Car Data Cloud<p>Mobile Data Points<p>Facebook Time<p>What Impacts MPGs<p>Miles Over Price<p>Ford App Hardware Kit …

Open Government Data and the OD4D Project

l' Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN) a décidé de recenser les données et de suivre au niveau mondial où en est l'Open data. Lire la suite ici : http://bit.ly/11ZVGVa

#CarteInteractive : quels défis et opportunités pour les jeunes africains? A découvrir ici : http://cot.ag/11Mm6tt Vingt indicateurs, découpés par âge et par sexe, illustrent la situation des jeunes africains en termes de santé, de démographie, d'accès à l'éducation et à l'emploi, ainsi qu'en termes de différences hommes-femmes. via Banque mondiale

World Bank a publié les données concernant le nombre de filles qui ont quitté l'école au niveau primaire de 2008 à 2011 . Tableau: http://bit.ly/13kJXQp Carte géographique: http://bit.ly/15Nf4nz - On constate une baisse de ce nombre en Algérie, à visualiser par ici: http://bit.ly/WcSuTT

A Case for Open Data in Transit

Découvrez le Livret Open Data 2013, réalisé par le Comité de pilotage de Net:Lab , qui explique pourquoi les données sont devenues une matière première précieuse! Ici : http://bit.ly/13QYnrV