This has been a big week for Big Data. We’ve learned how it saves the lives of blood cancer victims, wins elections, rescues internationally renowned companies, and makes fast food even faster. It’s no surprise that it was named the most influential technology for the future.
TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES
Veteran blogger Furhaad Shah delved into Narendra Modi’s use of Big Data in the recent Indian election, with a fascinating map showing election activity around the globe.
Eileen introduced us to “The Seven V’s of Big Data”, laying out the fundamentals of Big Data in a slightly more comprehensive manner than the traditional three V’s.
Big Data legend Kirk Borne stopped by last week to share an incredibly interesting post about Machine Learning, how we both discover and learn from our data.
TOP DATACONOMY NEWS
IBM and FujiFilm announced on Monday that their researchers have broken the world record in the amount of data that can be stored per square inch on Linear Tape-Open (LTO) cartridge.
Researchers at the University of Leeds have pioneered a data mining system for individualising blood cancer treatment, which could revolutionise all cancer care.
Big data analytics has a topped a survey on which disruptive technologies will have the biggest influence in three years time. The ‘Internet of Things’ and ‘Dynamic Visualisation’ came in second and third respectively.
TOP DATACONOMY JOBS
Hootsuite are looking for a technically and analytically strong individual with amazing logical problem solving abilities to mine their data to support better business decisions. Sounds like you?
SQream Technologies, who use GPUs to capture, store and process Big Data, are looking to hire experienced Software Developers specializing in Haskell programming.