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Dan Gray

Dan has worked in online media and marketing across a variety of industries, from data science to interactive entertainment, building online communities around technology interests and innovative startups.

Data ScienceNews

Big Data and Analytics has found a formidable advocate in Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. In 2012 she had helped establish a an initiative called Data 2x that intends to harness data-driven research and solutions to improve the lives of women and girls globally. At an event in

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Machine Learning

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kris Hammond, the Chief Scientist for Narrative Science. Narrative Science focuses around automating text generated from data, turning raw data into insightful accounts. Hammond has spent over 20 years working in and developing the AI labs at the University of Chicago and

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Data ScienceNewsTechnology & IT

Quill is an automated narrative generation platform for the enterprise that  creates perfectly written narratives to convey meaning for any intended audience. It was invented by Chicago based tech firm Narrative Science. “So, how does Quill work in the world of social media, where “data” is unstructured text?  What can

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HealthcareNews

Outcomes Based Healthcare, a med startup that supports the adoption of outcomes based approaches to healthcare, in alliance with big data service provider, Big Data Partnership, has bagged a match-funded grant for a £1 million project from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency (formerly the Technology Strategy Board) for a

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StartupsTechnology & IT

Startupbootcamp is a global network of industry focused startup accelerators. They take startups global by giving them direct access to an international network of the most relevant partners, investors and mentors in their sector. In addition to their Internet of Things and Data chapter in Barcelona, Startupbootcamp are also in

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HealthcareNews

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) has revealed the intentions of deploying an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system to counter the spread of Ebola. The announcement which came earlier last week, reports that IRC teams in West Africa have been “preparing and testing the technology”, for betterment of Ebola patients, clinicians’

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Data ScienceNewsTechnology & IT

Mesosphere, the San Francisco based start-up, has rolled out a one of a kind Data Center Operating System (DCOS) based on the open source Apache Mesos project and to help it with further development, the outfit has garnered $36m in funding. The announcement came earlier this week as Khosla Ventures

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Data ScienceNews

Romania has revealed its intentions to pool resources in order to develop the Information and communications technology sector by setting up national programs and projects to structure ‘an intelligent, sustainable and more inclusive society’. At a meeting in Bucharest’s Central University Library, the Minister for Information Society, Răzvan Cotovelea officially

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TIbco Acquired by Vista Equity Partners
BI & AnalyticsNewsTechnology & IT

Software and tech centric private equity firm, Vista Equity Partners has concluded the acquisition of infrastructure and business intelligence software provider, TIBCO Software Inc., late last week on Friday. “We see tremendous value in TIBCO’s ability to empower customers to extract and act on information utilizing TIBCO’s fast data platform,”

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Data Science

“Without big data analytics, companies are blind and deaf, wandering out onto the Web like deer on a freeway.” Geoffrey Moore, Author of Crossing the Chasm & Inside the Tornado. This week has definitely seen a focus on the future of data science, and its impact on our lives. From

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