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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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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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Data Science

There’s huge market and business investment in the Big Idea that is known as Big Data. But missing from the conversation is the key point: how do we convert data – at scale and from multiple sources, into consumer style, simple yet truly smart data-driven apps that deliver value to

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Data ScienceMachine Learning

Whenever someone needs to cite an example of the staggering volume of data generation today, Twitter is called upon. It’s no wonder this is the case- every single minute, 649 new users sign up to the service, and an astonishing 342,000 tweets are created. Handling this vast ocean of data-

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(Conflict (red) and cooperation (green) in Nigeria Jan-March 2014; source) For centuries, society has been captivated by the idea of the eternal return. From Indian philosophy and ancient Egyptian thought, from Pythagoras through to Nietzsche, the idea that history is cyclical and events will recur again and again infinitely has

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In a landmark move for Australia’s fifth largest city, Adelaide City Council and Cisco will be working in alliance to create Australia’s first Internet of Things Innovation Hub. “Our recent collaboration with the State Government and local internet provider Internode that now brings free WiFi across the city is a

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