We’ve learnt a lot about Big Data this week. As well as more and more universities committing to training the data scientists of tomorrow, we’ve learnt the answers to questions such as: what does a sauce designed by a robot taste like? What do Fight Club and Big Data have in common? And, does a car that drives itself look as ridiculous as it sounds?
See our pick of the week’s findings below.
TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES
Big Data influencer Kirk Borne takes us through the capabilities of analytics tools for high-dimensional data, both big and small.
“Is an endless sea of information that can be used for the forces of good or the forces of evil”- big data commentator Jamal Khawaja discusses the dark side of data collection within big companies.
TOP DATACONOMY INTERVIEWS
Dataconomy caught up with Klaas Bollhoefer, whose unbelievable Machine Company help companies find undiscovered secrets in their data.
TOP DATACONOMY NEWS
IBM’s Watson, the powerful cognitive technology that processes information more like a human than a computer, is pushing the boundaries of what a machine can accomplish given the right programming — by creating its first ever barbeque sauce.
Not content with owning some of the most efficient data centres on the planet, Google are now using machine learning to gain a greater understanding of their server farms.
In 2013, the global Hadoop market accounted for approximately $2 billion in revenues and is estimated to increase by $48.2 billion over the next 7 years.