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Data Science

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.

Big DataData Science

Platforms used for big data are a bit of a conundrum. Big data and data science are two of the biggest business buzzwords, and the biggest companies around the world are hard at work to get ahead of the data curve. Normally, when it comes to big money opportunities, the

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Data Science

The rise of data science in the last decade has been driven by the ease of access to deep data and significant reductions in the costs associated with processing it. These days anyone with a credit card can now setup a cloud-based data warehouse and tracking system within minutes, but

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BI & AnalyticsData Science

Data lakes are based on a simple idea: You can store and analyze massive amounts of raw data at scale. But why data lakes? Here are five reasons why IT leaders are excited about this idea: Unfortunately, lots of companies end up with a data swamp instead of a data

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Data Science

Everyone in the data chain has to worry about the question of ethics and security. Individuals want to protect their data. Companies and researchers want to learn from it. Big data, like many other emerging areas of technology, suffer from very real ethical problems. Regulations, governing bodies, and even general

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Data Science

You know who you are. You’re a Data Scientist. In interview rooms across the world, fat cat executives are pushing contracts under your noses with extortionately high numbers on them. What a time to be one of a few doing backstrokes at the world’s most exclusive pool party, right!? What

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Big DataData Science

Amusement parks are big. Rides cost several million dollars, and operators need to keep track of thousands of visitors every day. Big data may be just the solution amusement parks have been looking for, but it won’t be an easy transition. From updating data practices and hardware to convincing customers

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Big DataData Science

The typical Hollywood portrayal of spywork makes the field appear a lot more glamorous than it really is. For better or worse, intelligence agencies really feature a lot of sorting through files, documents, numbers, and other data, most of it done in office buildings with employees hunched over computers. While

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Data Science

No matter what word you use—virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial life, virtual environments—the upcoming family of virtual technology is slowly but surely coming to the general market. New VR companies are popping up. Old companies are finding new uses for VR. Data science is getting a VR makeover. All of

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Data Science

Finding missing children and unraveling the complex web of human trafficking is no easy task. The relevant datasets are massive and often unstandardized. It can be difficult to find the right data at all, as it often disappears from websites and pages on a regular basis. When data is hard

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Big DataData Science

The future of 3D printing is heavily reliant on the power of data. The Internet of Things means users will be able to access and print files remotely, as well as create incredible scans and share prints. But, there are also several more opportunities for big data and 3D printing

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