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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.

Data Science

This week has been a week of conferences in the realm of big data. Our news roster has been dominated this week by a whole host of announcements from the Strata + Hadoop world conference. Highlights include a raft of new integrations on Microsoft’s Azure platform, Waterline announcing the release of

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In the wake of President Obama’s May 2013 executive order on open data, the Obama administration has launched a string of Open Data Initiatives to make valuable data in areas such as health, energy, education, public safety, finance, and global development available to the public and federal authorities, Nick Sinai,

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Both the TIOBE Index and PYPL (PopularitY of Programming Language) Index for October 2014 are out and the ranking that has been making heads turn is Google’s Dart – for its apparent jump and not. Touted as the successor to JavaScript, Dart has moved up from last year’s 81 to

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Big Data as a Silver Bullet
Data ScienceMarketing & Sales

Data is the new black. Touted as a silver marketing bullet, data and scientific thinking will guide creativity in an evolving social and mobile universe. This is the rationale underlying the launch of OgilvyAmp, essentially an aggregation and rebranding of the data wonk’s buried among Ogilvy’s global offices. This is

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The Disrupt Europe 2014 Hackathon just happened and the Old Billingsgate in London was witness to 89 teams come up with “neat, funny and smart” hacks that might somehow affect change through the tech industry, with the big prize winners having a lot to do with healthcare. The limelight belonged

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Industrial Internet Big Data
Data ScienceNewsTechnology & IT

The Industrial Internet (A combination of Big Data analytics and the Internet of Things) holds great potential if executives in healthcare and industrial sectors are to be believed, reveals a research published by GE and Accenture. To put things in perspective with regards to the economic potential of Industrial Internet,

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Data ScienceHealthcareNews

Big Data may play a key role in impeding the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus according to experts in Data Science. Jai Vijayan while writing for Information Week explains its the unlikely channels are opening up to fight the spread. WHO’s predictions for this week, of 70% fatality rates

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Tony Fadell, a former Jobs Protege & current co-founder and CEO of Nest believes that the idea of one central platform that runs smart homes of the future isn’t quite what things are moving towards. In a candid interview with Fast Company Executive Editor Noah Robischon,  the Nest chief executive talks about automated homes, among other

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Data Science

Ninety nine percent of social posts create no engagement according to new data from Social Flow. An unrelenting blizzard of posts that come and go quickly, an ADD public addicted to social and mobile media and brands using a two-way channel with a one-way mentality are contributing causes. Nobody can

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LinkedIn has rolled out its Economic Graph Challenge to catalyze “bold thinking by smart, passionate individuals” and bring about “economic empowerment.” Branching out from the development of the Economic Graph — a “digital mapping of the global economy” that primarily consists of information about professionals, job opportunities and all relevant data to

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