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While the field of data science is not tied directly to Big Data, advances in one tends to produce advances in the other. Big Data increases our ability to harvest and process data, while data science allows us to dig into it for insights.

Energy and environment data and AI startups
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Energy and the environment were significant threads covered at Web Summit and garner additional importance when considering the travel and accommodation footprint created by almost 44,000 attendees. It calls for greater awareness of the CO2 produced by the event and its participants. While Web Summit took place on the same

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Python for data engineers
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Python is one of the most popular programming languages worldwide. It often ranks high in surveys: for instance, it claimed the first spot in the Popularity of Programming Language index and came second in the TIOBE index. The chief focus of Python was never web development. However, a few years ago, software engineers realized

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Top 6 trends in data analytics
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For decades, managing data essentially meant collecting, storing, and occasionally accessing it. That has all changed in recent years, as businesses look for the critical information that can be pulled from the massive amounts of data being generated, accessed, and stored in myriad locations, from corporate data centers to the cloud

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Time and space data - vectorization and geospatial analytics
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According to IDC, IoT data is forecasted to reach 73 zettabytes by 2025, while a recent study by Deloitte estimates that 40% of IoT devices will be capable of sharing location in 2025, up from 10% in 2020. This means time and space data is the fastest-growing big data category

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Web Summit startups and data
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“The Olympics of Tech,” Web Summit, took place 1-4 November in Lisbon, Portugal. Despite Europe being in the middle of a pandemic, the world’s premier tech conference gathered 42,751 attendees. At a time of great uncertainty for many industries and, indeed, the world itself, “the grand conclave of the tech

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Fitness - data science, machine learning, AI
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Our world revolves around data. Data science, machine learning, and AI have become some of the most critical technologies and industries in the 21st Century, penetrating almost every aspect of our lives, including fitness and wellbeing. The impact of technology on fitness industry On the consumer side, this technology triumvirate

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Vectorization, UFOs, UAPs, and aliens
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If there’s one topic that has captured the public’s attention consistently over the decades, it is this: have aliens visited Earth, and have we caught them in the act on camera? Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) and Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAPs) tick all the boxes regarding our love of conspiracy theories,

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Sustainability data reveals surprises
Energy & EnvironmentData ScienceFeatured

Data has evolved to be present in every part of our lives. When buying a product, we search for a consumer rating or an expert giving us a statistic on how effective the product is. We collect data from our experiences and use it to guide future actions. A similar

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chief data officer
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What’s next for the Chief Data Officer role? How can CDOs navigate disruption, bring business value to their organizations, and, ultimately, get an invitation to the board of directors?

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Real-time data
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Real-time data is immediately passed along for analysis rather than collected and stored. Some such systems offer on-demand real-time analytics. In those cases, the platform does not send data until a person requests it. It’s immediately available once they do.  Other real-time data tools have continuous analytics capabilities. Then, the

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