Everyone in the data chain has to worry about the question of ethics and security. Individuals want to protect their data. Companies and researchers want to learn from it. Big data, like many other emerging areas of technology, suffer from very real ethical problems. Regulations, governing bodies, and even general
Amusement parks are big. Rides cost several million dollars, and operators need to keep track of thousands of visitors every day. Big data may be just the solution amusement parks have been looking for, but it won’t be an easy transition. From updating data practices and hardware to convincing customers
Your phone is already smart, so what’s next? Artificial intelligence and machine learning is coming to the smartphone in ways much bigger than Siri. Earlier this year, Google announced they’ll be working with semiconductor company Movidius By licensing some very special Visual Processing Unit chips, Google plans to move away
Global warming. For a topic as massive, important, and (somehow) controversial, big data is a clear option for sorting through the muck. What information is reliable? What solutions are realistic? When a global issue pits the future of humanity against, well, everything humanity is accustomed to, facts are vital. Big
Big Data includes so many specialized terms that it’s hard to know where to begin. Make sure you can talk the talk before you try to walk the walk. Data science can be confusing enough without all of the complicated lingo and jargon. For many, the terms NoSQL, DaaS and
Finding missing children and unraveling the complex web of human trafficking is no easy task. The relevant datasets are massive and often unstandardized. It can be difficult to find the right data at all, as it often disappears from websites and pages on a regular basis. When data is hard
The future of 3D printing is heavily reliant on the power of data. The Internet of Things means users will be able to access and print files remotely, as well as create incredible scans and share prints. But, there are also several more opportunities for big data and 3D printing
How drones, sensors, and even Google Glass are making news better. The Internet of Things is set to disrupt media like never before. Marketing and advertising will be reborn, understanding and reaching consumers with an unprecedented degree of precision. That is not, however, the only way media will be changing.