Big Data

Data scientist at TED: Algorithms are a 'weapon of math destruction' that need to be regulated

Algorithms are increasingly prevalent in everything we do, from getting insurance to applying to jobs (if the algorithm doesn't pick your application from a big pile, good luck). While it may seem like these computer calculations are objective measures of whether someone is qualified for a certain …

Computer Science

Everything You Wanted to Ask About Using Big Data for Mobile Apps

Use of mobile devices has reached fever pitch already. Pocket devices like phablets are predicted to multiply in usage in the coming years. So much …

Mobile Apps

Re

Since my childhood <b>I’ve always been a coder</b>. I got started with some GW BASIC, but quickly moved to C and C++ during my high school years, though I …

Programming

IBM adds four more data centres in US

0 Comment AI, Big Data, Cloud, cognitive, data centres, Hybrid Cloud, IBM, Netsuite, Oracle, Power Systems, Tencent<p>IBM has opened four more data …

IBM

Accelerate Action with Real-time Analytics

Improvements in the technology and adoption of new data concepts are enabling more enterprises to take the leap into real-time analytics.<p>We are just …

Analytics

IoT for startups: Telenor unveils free pilot to spur big data, AI development

Starting next week, startups and researchers will be able to test out their ideas for new Internet of Things apps on a free pilot service in …

Internet of Things

Are We Actually Living In A Fact-Free Society? | Articles | Big Data

Last weekend saw ‘The March For Science’, where hundreds of thousands people from across the world took to the streets to protest how facts, data, …

Scott Pruitt

How Big Data From Connected Assets Enables Better Decision Making

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) should not be confused with the Internet of Things (IoT); they have completely different business …

Internet of Things

DataOps: Changing the world one organization at a time

Uncertain about the benefits of going data-driven? Not sure how to get there? Here's some advice from the people who built Facebook's data …

Introduction To Amazon Redshift Spectrum — Redefining Performance

Last week Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced a launch of Amazon Redshift Spectrum, a feature that enables running SQL queries against the data …

Amazon Web Services

Is Lack Of Business Experience Harming Data Scientists' Ability To Do Their Jobs, And Their Career Prospects? | Articles | Chief Data Officer

<i>Data scientists often move between industries, but is it really possible for a data scientist to do their job effectively if they don't have any</i> …

Data Science

Managing a Large-scale Spark Cluster with Mesos

At Metamarkets, we ingest more than 100 billion events per day, which are processed both realtime and batch. We store received events to our Kafka …

DevOps

Two U.S. Senators Introduce Bill to Keep Government Research Data Publicly Available (Preserving Data in Government Act)

U.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Gary Peters (D-MI) today introduced bipartisan legislation to help federal agencies maintain open access to …

Surveillance

Now big data threatens to 'save the planet'

Published on the 27/04/2017 | Written by Donovan Jackson<p>Faster than a speeding bullet, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, and now capable …

Climate

The Future of Big Data: Distilling Less Knowledge Per Bit

<b>Until recently, the word data</b> didn’t require a modifier. But we passed a watershed moment when we started referring to <i>big</i> data. Apparently, that …

An 'ocean of auto big data' is coming, says Barclays

As cars increasingly become another "thing" in the internet of things, an ocean of data will inundate companies, pose engineering challenges, and …

Transportation

Bridging the Data

The movement toward sharing data from clinical trials has divided the scientific community, and the battle lines were evident at a recent summit …

Research

64% of marketers believe it’s their role to collect - but not analyze - data, report suggests

Nearly two-thirds (64%) of UK and US marketers agree it’s their role to collect customer data, but not actually analyze it on a daily basis, and a …

Digital Marketing

Unlocking Business Growth through HR and People Science

<b>Written by Adam Hale, CEO at Fairsail.</b><p>For businesses to sustain growth, be more productive, and attract and retain the best talent in today’s …

Human Resources

AWS Enables Consortium Science to Accelerate Discovery | AWS Blog

My colleague Mia Champion is a scientist (check out her publications), an AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and an AWS Certified Developer. The time …

Machine Learning

Hadoop-centric data science proves value at Danske Bank

Danske Bank has added a Hadoop cluster to its IT architecture, and found benefits in combating fraud and the improvement of customer marketing.<p>Nadeem …

Data Science

Livy: A REST Interface for Apache Spark

Apache Spark is a powerful framework for data processing and analysis. Spark provides two modes for data exploration:<p>Interactive: provided by …

Software Development

The Four Pillars Of Data Sovereignty Wisdom

The combined ‘mega trends’ of cloud computing, mobile connectivity and information analytics have driven firms in every vertical to now openly label …

Sovereignty

Big Data Has to Make Sense to People

You might have three PhDs and a brain the size of a football, but if you can’t explain things in simple language to others, it will be a struggle to …

DevOps

Presentation Video and Slides: “Why Data Sharing & Reuse Are Hard To Do?”

New online is a Big Data to Pnowledge (BD2K) Initiative webinar presentation recorded on April 21, 2017 by Distinguished Professor Dr. Christine …

Research

A321neo Delays Likely For Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is facing the prospect of delivery delays for its first Airbus A321neos, due to production issues that are also affecting other …

Intelligence

Is CRM the secret differentiation weapon in the big data arms race?

Enterprises need customer data to differentiate, but how much does data available to anyone from entities like Google and Facebook help them? To …

Tech Industry

Twitter financial data guru Stephen Morse moves to Neudata as advisor in the US

Morse was previously head of global financial data partnerships at Twitter.<p>Neudata, which connects hedge funds and asset managers with new and …

Twitter

driven marketing

The Drum in partnership with intent marketing specialist, Iotec, has launched a report exploring the application of machine learning to solve …

Machine Learning

Wikibon's newest analyst sees self-programming machines ushering in the third age of computing

Get ready for a future in which machines program themselves, the cloud is atomized into a network of intelligent devices and data ownership is a …

Machine Learning