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A Helicopter on Mars? NASA Wants to Try

NASA currently has two cars roaming Mars — the Opportunity and Curiosity rovers. But the next one it will send there will carry a vehicle with a new approach for planetary exploration: a helicopter.<p>The space agency announced the decision on Friday to add a small helicopter — about four pounds with …

Jet Propulsion

Resource

'We're doomed': Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

“We’re doomed,” says Mayer Hillman with such a beaming smile that it takes a moment for the words to sink in. “The outcome is death, and it’s the end of most life on the planet because we’re so dependent on the burning of fossil fuels. There are no means of reversing the process which is melting …

Climate Change

This blockchain-based surveillance startup detects crime in real-time

<b>A security company wants to modernize the “backward-looking” and “inherently inefficient” video surveillance industry by offering a blockchain-based system which allows users to react to threats in real time.</b><p>Faceter’s decentralized surveillance technology – which it claims is a world first for …

Blockchain

China Claims To Have Built A Version Of NASA's 'Impossible Engine' That Uses NO Fuel

For it to work it actually has to break the laws of physics.<p>The USSR-USA space race might be history, but China has confirmed that NASA still has …

Space Travel

'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …

Johnson Space Center

Six Ways Drinking Alcohol Makes You Healthier [Infographic]

Image: iStock<p>At the start of each year, many of us begin to re-assess our drinking habits to make up for our New Year's Eve debauchery. But don't go …

Alcohol

China's War on Pollution Will Change the World

China’s War on Pollution Will Change the World<p>By Jeff KearnsJeff Kearns, Hannah DormidoHannah Dormido and Alyssa McDonaldAlyssa McDonald<p>China is …

How Blockchain And Batteries Flipped A Power-Line Developer To Microgrids

Ed Krapels is a curious sort of electrical-transmission developer who thinks we don’t need to develop more transmission.<p>“We need less transmission in the future, but we need better-located and better-sited transmission,” the founder and CEO of Boston-based Anbaric Development Partners told me last …

Microtransactions

The 20 Coolest Cloud Software Vendors Of The 2018 Cloud 100

<b>Data Dog</b><p><b>Olivier Pomel, CEO</b><p><b>Headquarters: New York</b><p>As businesses move more of their IT operations to the cloud and develop hybrid on-premises/cloud …

Futurism - Building the future together

The administration is reportedly already swabbing children's cheeks.<p>2 hours ago<p>The bot can decrease patients' risk of infection and need for …

4G LTE

Is “Murder by Machine Learning” the New “Death by PowerPoint”?

Software doesn’t always end up being the productivity panacea that it promises to be. As its victims know all too well, “death by PowerPoint,” the poor use of the presentation software, sucks the life and energy out of far too many meetings. And audit after enterprise audit reveals spreadsheets …

Machine Learning

Tesla defeats coal, saves grid from coal plant crash in milliseconds

by Patrick Caughill December 21, 2017 Earth & Energy 16465<p>Quickdraw Tesla<p>The mega battery Tesla installed in South Australia has once again proven …

Renewable Energy

The Digital Transformation Of Mining

Recently I visited the Accenture Dock innovation facility in Dublin. One of the feature 'exhibitions' at the facility is the 'mine of the future'. The mine uses an array of digital technologies based around five main pillars: Visualization and Alerts, Analytics and Dynamic Scheduling, Digital Twin, …

AI is now so complex its creators can’t trust why it makes decisions

Artificial intelligence is seeping into every nook and cranny of modern life. AI might tag your friends in photos on Facebook or choose what you see on Instagram, but materials scientists and NASA researchers are also beginning to use the technology for scientific discovery and space …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft Names Cloudera ISV Data Platform Vendor of the Year - Cloudera VISION

As a Microsoft partner, Cloudera had the opportunity to attend the annual Microsoft Inspire conference (formerly Worldwide Partner Conference) this …

The Democratization of Data Through Schema on Read

The easy interchange of data is crucial for national defense and security, and for protecting infrastructure and lives, both civilian and …

Competing in the Hyperscale Cloud – Bloomberg

Competing in the Hyperscale Cloud<p>Competing in the Hyperscale Cloud<p>Competing in the Hyperscale …

Middle East

How GDPR Affects Data Science

<i>Adapted from a post originally published on the Cloudera VISION Blog.</i>If your organization collects data about citizens of the European Union (EU), …

Cloudera Data Science Workbench Release 1.1 - Cloudera VISION

Cloudera Data Science Workbench (CDSW) accelerates data science with:<p>Secure self-service access to data<br>• On-demand compute<br>• Support for Python, R, and …

Data and the sixth wave of automation

Amr Awadallah, co-founder and CTO of Cloudera, says the platform can absorb data from a wide range of sources and process them so value can be …

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Cloudera

Driving Better Products with Customer Intelligence<p>Learn how RingCentral improved their product and customer experience<p>In today’s fast moving world, …

Machine Learning | Analytics | Cloud

14. Cloudera

<b>Founders:</b> Mike Olson, Amr Awadallah, Jeff Hammerbacher, Christophe Bisciglia <b><br>Launched:</b> 2008 <b><br>Funding:</b> $1 billion <b><br>Valuation:</b> $4.1 billion <b><br>Disrupting:</b> Big …

What Will It Take for Cloudera to Become Profitable? | Cheddar

How-to: Do Real-time Big Data Discovery using Cloudera Enterprise and Qlik Sense

<b>Thanks to Qlik for the post below about using Impala alongside Qlik Sense.</b>Cloudera and Qlik (which is part of the Impala Accelerator Program) have …

Deep learning on Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop with Deeplearning4j

In late 2016, Ben Lorica of O’Reilly Media declared that “2017 will be the year the data science and big data community engage with AI technologies.” …

Big Data