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Disasters are dangerous, but Big Data can help improve disaster relief and preparedness to cut back on lives lost and community damage. Historically, public policies have proved ineffective in providing adequate help for disaster-stricken citizens. A year after hurricane Harvey in 2017, for example, residents are still in the midst

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“Mix and match” might work for products on sale at the supermarket, but it’s not necessarily the best strategy for an IT department. In this case, the “mixing” involves adopting cloud solutions along with in-house IT systems, with the IT team managing the relationship between the different systems. The issue

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The challenges facing cities in the 21st century are greater than ever. A new focus is required to overcome the emerging social, technological, economic, environmental, and political forces exerting pressure on cities. This new focus must address how to create cities that are sustainable– for citizens, for business and for

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How do you merge the perspectives of the data scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, student and CTO’s under one roof when it comes to data-driven decisions? How do you bring together the likes of Google and IBM with academics and universities to find answers to the most relevant questions in the world

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Last year, we set up a prediction model on crime in London. We had established the model already, grounded in open data, but updated it to make predictions about 2017. We took the data provided by the police in the greater London area, and by enriching this data with Points

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Artificial IntelligenceData NativesFeaturedMachine Learning

Perhaps even moreso than even big data or blockchain, AI is fast becoming the buzzword on everyone’s lips. Machine learning has been a promising field for years, but with the astonishing success of deep learning techniques, we’re rapidly being propelled into an automated future. But can AI withstand the hype?

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In terms of pioneering data-based technology, IBM are the gold standard. Indeed, IBM has held the record for receiving the most patents every year for the past 25 years and has developed countless revolutionary technologies, from SQL to the world’s fastest supercomputer. It should come as no surprise that IBM

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Big DataContributorsFeaturedUnderstanding Big Data

Organizations yearn order and simplicity over chaos and confusion, but the data-driven era we live in challenges these desires on a daily basis. Seemingly every day, massive amounts of transactional and streaming data is being introduced into enterprises. This data must be collected, deciphered, shared, and acted upon. Cloud-native technologies

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An insider tip: if you’re looking for the real inside track on tech innovation at a conference, look to the startups. Undoubtedly the larger companies have the resources and brainpower to fuel the innovations of tomorrow, but many of the nascent ideas which will revolutionise the ways we live and

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With the help of a use case, Dr Patrick Vetter, Head of Competence Center Data Science at Supper and Supper GMBH explains how a deep learning methodology can locate and segment wind turbines on satellite imagery. As a pioneer in fighting global climate change, Germany is increasingly investing in renewable

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