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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.

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Big Data Week kicks off in Berlin with Data meets Nice People. The event will be held at the Wooga office on Saarbrucker Strasse, starting at 7.00 pm. The speakers are: * Lucia Santamaria, who will be speaking about data-driven recommendations for outdoor activities. * Galen Wilkerson, on urban mobility

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Big Data Week 2014
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Big Data Week kicks off today! There are over 180 events taking place across 25+ cities, ranging from speaker events to meetups to hackatons. The festival aims to bring together a global community of data scientists, data technologies, data visualizers, and data businesses. The interconnected community events aims to build

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Piketty and Big Data
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The Occupy Wall Street movement in 2011 sought arguments supporting their position against the wealthiest 1 percent, but nowhere could such data be found. Until now. Thomas Piketty’s book “Capital in the Twenty-first Century” provides a sweeping account of rising inequality, based on 15 years of empirical research conducted with

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BI & AnalyticsBig DataInterviews

We met up with the team of Massive Analytic at CeBit in Hannover. Massive Analytic was awarded an innovation grant by the U.K. government in March 2013. Massive Analytic were also a part of top 12 tech U.K. companies last year. Tell us a little about yourself and what you’re doing in

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Hadoop-Summit-2014-Amsterdam
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The Hadoop community gathered this week in Amsterdam at the Hadoop Summit, the leading conference for the Apache Hadoop community in Europe. 800 participants ranging from Apache Hadoop enthusiasts, professionals, community members and ecosystem vendors met in the impressive venue Beurs van Berlage in central Amsterdam. The recurring theme of the

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InterviewsTechnology & IT

We caught up with Ori Netzer, VP Product Management at SQream Technolgies to discuss the latest news on the product and technology they are building. Who are you and what are you doing? We are SQream Technologies, a Big Data startup from Israel. We have developed a patent pending technology for Big Data

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BI & AnalyticsInterviews

Who are you and what are you doing? My name is Juan Pablo Marín, co-founder of Aentropico. I am from Colombia originally but now Sebastian, my cofounder, and I are based in Brazil. We have about sixteen years’ worth of experience in applied mathematics and engineering so we decided make these advances in

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Bitkom-Big-Data-Conference-Brigitte-Zypries
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Bitkom held its second Big Data summit 2014 in Hanau, Germany. The German Federal Association for IT, Telecommunications and New Media had invited Big Data practitioners and industry experts to discuss the state of Big Data in Germany and learn from successful case studies. Germany should become leader in Big Data technology In

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Studytour USA 2014 at Dataconomy
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German Chefrunde Studytour USA 2014 visits founders of Dataconomy, Hitfox Group and Applift to discuss learnings from being in Silicon Valley

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A sequence produced by data visualization experts 422 South. Sequence was produced for NATS – the UK based global air traffic management company. NATS says: ‘This data visualization was created from real flight data taken from a day in July 2013. It highlights the intensity of the operation in Europe –

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