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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.

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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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“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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The establishment of the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science, in a move to help Britain gain edge as a Big Data player, will be based at the British Library at the centre of a new Knowledge Quarter, George Osborne revealed on Thursday. Announced in March this year with the

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WPP, the world’s largest communications services group, has entered into an alliance with IBM, in order to chart a long-term and mutually rewarding partnership. As a result of the partnership WPP will be able to innovate new digital services run and managed within a global hybrid cloud infrastructure, according to

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Google has been pouring its brain over an Artificial Intelligence project to automate the ‘making sense’ of data sets available across a spectrum of fields – to build an “artificial intelligence for data science”. The Automatic Statistician project has been brewing under Professor Zoubin Ghahramani and his team at the

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IBM and ABN AMRO have signed a 10-year, multibillion-dollar services agreement to manage the IT infrastructure that supports the bank’s operations globally. Part of the agreement is the deployment of a private IBM cloud with standardization and simplification of the existing IT landscape, from mobile computing to mainframe infrastructure, reports

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Stephen Hawking, the world renowned cosmologist and author voiced his concern about rapidly evolving Artificial Intelligence. “The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race,” he told BBC. Professor Hawking, who suffers from motor neurone disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is using a new system

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Gone are the days where advertising and sales were the sole remit of creative-thinking Mad Men types, who wildly conjectured who a product’s target audience might be, and constructed campaigns which may appeal to them. Today, advertising is a much more precise, data-driven field. Of course, creativity has a role

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While computer gaming remains primarily male dominated, a new study has revealed that girls may be more skilled at making story-based computer games. The research was conducted by the Informatics Department at the University of Sussex on secondary school students. They were asked to design and program their own computer

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There will be a dearth of data-analysts to the tune of 140,000 to 190,000 positions as demand for data analysts will exceed the supply by up to 60 percent by 2018 according to McKinsey Global Institute. To cull this skill shortage, the Northeastern University, a private non-profit research university based

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