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The U.S. National Science Foundation last week announced support for two new supercomputing acquisitions for the open science community in addition to existing resources, coming online by 2016, that will enable a wide spectrum of emerging scientific frontiers and communities to harness advanced computing. In order to enable an ‘inclusive

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Two computer scientists have warned about the biased nature of Social media like Facebook and Twitter for social science researchers to glean trends from. Last Wednesday’s issue of Science had Juergen Pfeffer and McGill’s Derek of Carnegie Mellon write about how the plausible biased nature of the data troves generated

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Data ScienceNews

This Thanksgiving, Facebook wanted to find out what its users are most ‘thankful’ about, So it carried out an analysis on anonymized, aggregate data by English speakers in the United States. Inspired by recent months’ trends where users have been challenging friends and family to share their cause for gratefulness,

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Data Science

Two years ago, Wolfgang Gentzsch and Burak Yenier co-founded UberCloud, a cloud marketplace where engineers and scientists can discover, try and buy a range of cloud computing solutions. As well as improving the ease of access and the variety of options available to scientists and engineers, the platform also gives

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News

In the wake of the Snowden disclosures,”The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age” – a resolution urging member states for protection and respect of privacy in the digital age – has been approved by the UN general assembly’s human rights committee, on Tuesday. The draft saw sponsorship from Germany

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Data ScienceNews

WANdisco, a distributed and cloud computing service provider, witnessed a 13 per cent surge in trading on Wednesday – an aftermath of acquiring a contract with US based banking giant Capital One Financial Corp. WANdisco’s Big Data tech will assist the bank in monitoring transactions trends in real time, according

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Contributors

Ferris is a full stack data scientist who enjoys building products at the forefront of intelligent technology. He understands that the next generation won’t be concerned with how to use technology to do things, but will expect technology to do and adapt for them. See all of Ferris’ posts here.

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Artificial IntelligenceNews

Sentient Technologies, a firm with intentions to harness massively scaled artificial intelligence, has moved out of stealth mode to garner $103.5 million in Series C funding. “We’re extremely encouraged with the progress that Sentient has made over the past year and we’re excited to have the support and funding of

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Primary Data is a data virtualisation startup that emerged from stealth earlier last week at DEMO Fall 2014 and announced the involvement of Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak as Chief Scientist of the company. Steve Wozniak has joined old colleagues from Fusion-io and is expected to guide the San Jose, Calif.-based

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Big DataNews

Telit Wireless Solutions, an enabler of the global machine-to-machine (m2m) movement has announced the loT Big Data challenge in collaboration with Google Cloud Platform. It is aimed at promoting and accelerating innovation around the Internet of Things. Developers are invited to create web-based and mobile applications based on data from

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