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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.

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Aylien is a natural-language processing startup that has rolled out its text and sentiment analysis add-on for Google Sheets, powered by the Aylien Text Analysis API. The company allows users to analyze their text from spreadsheets in Google Drive. “I tested out the add-on, and it’s both easy and useful,”

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Taking their cues from the LAPD, the Seattle Police Department’s latest crime data mining program, called SeaStat, will identify crime hotspots based on analysis of crime data and community reports of incidents. According to the department’s news release, there has been an up rise in crime in the Capitol Hill

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Crowdfunded data enrichment platform CrowdFlower, scooped up $12.5 million in Series C financing earlier this week. The round was led by Canvas Venture Fund and saw participation from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures, bringing the total amount raised by the company to $28 million. Rebecca Lynn, the

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Regardless of the outcome of today’s Scottish Independence Referendum, today is a landmark event in Great British history. Within the next 24 hours, Scotland will vote to decide whether or not to dissolve their 307-year-old union with England. Opinion polls have suggested the vote is too close to call; different

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It was revealed yesterday that networking giant Cisco is in talks to acquire Private OpenStack cloud service innovator, Metacloud. With an aim boost its strategy towards building the world’s largest global Intercloud – a network of clouds – Cisco has been mobilizing significant technology partners, service and cloud providers, integrating

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For Amazon Web Services, with ballooning volumes of data come the need for data centres; and lots of them. Recently revealed through a string of articles in newspaper dailies, Amazon is raring to invest up to $1.1 billion in a data center complex on 68 acres of land at Dublin, Ohio’s West

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HubCare, provider of a holistic service system for sharing information across Social Service ecosystems, has launched a one of its kind program in which children’s records are used to prepare a “heat map” for potential at-risk children by analysing casual observations about the condition of a child, such as their

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Darwin never actually said the following quote, but it’s truthy so I’ll use it: It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. —Darwin-ish I was watching a talk by Josh Wills the other day. He was applying

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US-based collocation data center provider, 365 Data Centers, has secured $16 million in Series B funding while also obtained an additional $55 million credit facility to support their expansion strategy. A statement issued on earlier this week revealed that the funding came from existing investors Crosslink Capital and Housatonic Partners,

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Data ScienceData Science 101

Part of the field of predictive analytics has recently been thrust into the spotlight under a new name: Big Data. As specialist recruiters in this fast developing sector, we often fulfil an educational role with our clients – helping them define role requirements and understanding what sort of candidate would

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