Simon Meekings

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$16.1 Billion Big Data Market: 2014 Predictions From IDC And IIA

Both IDC and The International Institute of Analytics (IIA) discussed their big data and analytics predictions for 2014 in separate webcasts earlier this week. Here is my summary of their predictions plus a few nuggets from other sources.<p>IDC predicts that the market for big data will reach $16.1 …

Qwirkle and 12 Days: Kelly Hu, Meredith Salenger, and Nolan Kopp join Wil on TableTop SE2E16

Emotions and Support Needs Following Childbirth

Dr Gill Thomson and colleagues from the University of Central Lancashire are planning to undertake a research study for women who are currently …

Five Things You Absolutely, Positively Need to Know About Your Flipboard Magazines

MagMaker / August 16, 2013<p>Flipboard magazines are a beautiful way to curate and share your favorite articles, photos, videos and audio tracks. Yet …

In Three Minutes, We Can Teach You How to Create Your Very Own Flipboard Magazine

MagMaker / November 7, 2013<p>If you’re just getting started with Flipboard magazines — or just thinking about getting ready to maybe possibly create …

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The Year’s Most Beautiful Photos From Space

Cosmic photography is always breathtaking, so a full year’s worth of images provides plenty of choices. Here are some of 2013’s highlights.

Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and …

Mobile Apps Will Transform All Business Processes – Is Your Company Ready?

Over the last 12 months I’ve surveyed over 700 companies, asking them if they have developed any mobile apps internally to help them with such things …

Apps

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

Icebreaker Cruise: Instead of a Sunburn, Think Swimming Polar Bears and a Stopover in Greenland

You can keep them: Cruises that add up to tropical cocktails, gift-shop islands, sun-and-deckchair afternoons. When I'm at sea, I want adventure. Cresting waves, puffs of wind, the works.<p>This is why, a few years back, I found myself onboard a Russian icebreaker that was hardened to cut through …